Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Outstanding and Notable 2011 Collections

So many of the short story collections we read for The Story Prize in 2011 were skillful, engaging, and well-deserving of a wider readership. We could only choose three books as finalists. However, we read several other 2011 collections we considered to be worthy of attention. We found these seven books, in particular, to be outstanding:

And we highly recommend these notable collections (though many others we read could also have been on this list):

* [Author links are to guest posts on The Story Prize blog. 
Book links are to IndieBound or other bookselling outlets.]