the o. henry prize stories   first prize

"The Ceiling"
Kevin Brockmeier
McSweeney's, No. 7
Introduced by Joyce Carol Oates

second prize

Mark Ray Lewis
Ontario Review, No. 54
Introduced by Dave Eggers

third prize

"The Butcher's Wife"
Louise Erdrich
The New Yorker, October 15, 2001
Introduced by Colson Whitehead

"Do Not Disturb"
A.M. Homes
McSweeney's, No. 7o

"Memento Mori"
Jonathan Nolan
Esquire, March 2001

Edwidge Danticat
The New Yorker, October 1, 2001

"The Hunter's Wife"
Anthony Doerr
The Atlantic Monthly, May 2001

"Egg Face"
Mary Yukari Waters
Zoetrope: All-Story, Vol. 5, No. 4

"The Possible Husband"
Don Lee
Bamboo Ridge, No. 79

"Big Bend"
Bill Roorbach
The Atlantic Monthly, March 2001

Richard Ford
Tin House, Vol. II, No. 3 (Iss. 7)

"Like It or Not"
Deborah Eisenberg
The Threepenny Review, No. 85, Spring 2001

"The Lives of Strangers"
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Agni, No. 53

"That Last Odd Day in L.A."
Ann Beattie
The New Yorker, April 16, 2001

"George Lassos Moon"
David Gates
GQ, December 2001

"Blood Poison"
Heidi Jon Schmidt
Epoch, Vol. 50, No. 3

David Leavitt
DoubleTake, No. 24

Andrea Lee
The Oxford American, March/April 2001

Alice Munro
The New Yorker, July 23, 2001

"Good Old Neon"
David Foster Wallace
Conjunctions, No. 37

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