Monday, September 21, 2009

Simon Van Booy wins O'Connor short story prize

From the Irish Examiner:
A British writer Simon Van Booy has won the Frank O’Connor Short Story Award for his collection, Love Begins in Winter. The €35,000 prize is the richest in the world for a short story collection.

Speaking at the award ceremony, held at the Stack Theatre at the Cork School of Music, Mr Van Booy said he was surprised and "very, very grateful" to have won.
Van Booy's debut novel will be published next year.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous6:53 pm

    The *prize* is rich? Really?


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