Month: April 2010

BIGNESS on Frank O’Connor Prize Longlist

The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize recently announced its longlist of 57 collections from around the world.  I’m very pleased to report that THE BIGNESS OF THE WORLD was on this list, which includes collections from the UK, India, Canada, and Singapore, among other places.  To learn more about the award, go here.

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BIGNESS Wins CA Book Award for First Fiction

On Tuesday, April 20th, I learned that BIGNESS was chosen as the Gold Medal winner of the California Book Award for First Fiction.  In its 79th year, the CA Book Awards are sponsored by the Commonwealth Club.  The award ceremony will be held on June 3 at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.  To see the other winners in the areas of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, go here.

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