We are delighted to present our 2020 W.S. Porter Prize longlist. We would like, too, to extend our deepest thanks to the many talented writers who submitted for our prize this year.
The winning recipient will be announced February 1, 2021.
Matthew Pitt for Be Everything! and More
Kathy Anderson for Look Up, Look Up
Timothy Boudreau for We Make Our Own Light
Michelle Ross for They Kept Running
W. Scott Thomason for The Lost Art of Betamax Repair
Meagan Lucas for Frogs in a Pot and Other Stories
Lynn Schmeidler for Possibility Hunger
Jacqueline Guidry for Visions, Stories
Maureen Sherbondy for Reverence
Lisa Cupolo for Have Mercy on Us
The 2021 W.S. Porter Prize for Short Story Collections will open for submissions September 1, 2021 – December 1, 2021.