Deborah Levy’s ‘Black Vodka’ Shortlisted for the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award 2013

Deborah Levy credit Jane Thorburn

Deborah Levy’s ‘Black Vodka’ has been shortlisted for the International Frank O’Connor Short Story Award. Selected from a longlist of over 70 titles, Levy joins the shortlist alongside David Constantine, Tamas Dobozy, Joyce Carol Oates, Peter Stamm and Claire Vaye Watkins. Full details of shortlisted titles here.

The Frank O’Connor is the world’s richest award for a single short-story collection, and has been won by some of the biggest names in international literature, from Haruki Murakami to Nathan Englander and Edna O’Brien. The winning book will be announced in the first week of July. Deborah Levy will be reading from ‘Black Vodka’ at the Cork International Short Story Festival in September.  For more Deborah Levy events check out our events page.

Huge congratulations to Deborah from all of us at And Other Stories. You can read all the wonderful reviews for ‘Black Vodka’ here

More on this story at Guardian Books




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