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"The Best Short Stories 2021" collection allows readers to explore 20 beautifully-imagined worlds

(10/31/21 10:05pm)

If you’re a short story writer, chances are you have your eyes set on The O. Henry Prize. Named in remembrance of author William Sydney Porter (whose pen name was O. Henry) in 1919, the Prize celebrates the best short fiction in America. Each year, the winning stories are published in a comprehensive collection for short story lovers and those who secretly wish their own work would appear between the covers.