Category Archives: Pen/O. Henry Prize Stories 2011

“Your Fate Hurtles Down at You” by Jim Shepard

The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories originally published in Electric Literature I’ve watched Jim Shepard undertake a massive project of research and imagination for about a year now. When a story in 2010’s Best American Short Stories appeared as “The Netherlands … Continue reading

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