We are delighted to present our 2021 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 15, 2022.
Dennis McFadden for Lafferty, Looking for Love
Eleanor Lerman for The Game Cafe
Nina Schuyler for In this Ravishing World
Edward Hardy for A Building Of Worry On My Chest
Dennis Ojogho for A Story for Every Name
E. G. Silverman for Victory
Diane Gurman for Everything that Happens Must be Reversible
Amina Gautier for The Best That You Can Do
Anthony Varallo for What Did You Do Today?
Garnett Cohen for Slow Dance
The 2022 W.S. Porter Prize for Short Story Collections will open for submissions September 1, 2022 – December 1, 2022.