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ENC 1102 (Brandon): Van Dyke - Short Stories

O. Henry Prize Stories - 2019

Funny Little Snake by Tessa Hadley, The New Yorker

Synchronicity by John Keeble, Harper's Magazine*
Available at https://harpers.org/archive/2017/09/synchronicity-2/

No Spanish by Moira McCavana, Harvard Review

Girl of Few Seasons by Rachel Kondo, Ploughshares Solos

Julia and Sunny by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Ploughshares

Unstuck by Stephanie Reents, Witness
Also available at https://witness.blackmountaininstitute.org/issues/vol-xxxi-1-spring-2018/unstuck/

Mermaid River by Alexia Arthurs, The Sewanee Review

Bad Girl by Valerie O'Riordan, LitMag. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Aguacero by Patricia Engel, Kenyon Review

Soma by Kenan Orhan, The Massachusetts Review

Goodnight Nobody by Sarah Hall, One Story. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

610 North, 610 West by Bryan Washington, Tin House

Mr. Ca'aan by Isabella Hammad, The Paris Review

Omakase by Weike Wang, The New Yorker

Prime by Caoilinn Hughes, Granta.com.
Available at https://granta.com/prime/

Slingshot by Souvankham Thammavongsa, Harper's Magazine*
Available at https://harpers.org/archive/2018/05/slingshot/

The Shrew Tree by Liza Ward, Zyzzyva. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Flowers for America by Doua Thao, Fiction. Not available online through HCC Libraries. *Available as the author's MFA thesis.

Lagomorph by Alexander MacLeod, Granta. Available at  https://granta.com/lagomorph/

Maps and Ledgers by John Edgar Wideman, Harper's Magazine*. Available at  https://harpers.org/archive/2018/02/maps-and-ledgers/10/

*Read one free article a month from Harper’s Magazine. Contact ifrank@hccfl.edu for help

O. Henry Prize Stories - 2018

The Tomb of Wrestling  by Jo Ann Beard

Counterblast by Marjorie Celona

Nayla by Youmna Chalal.  Prairie Schooner
Also available at https://lithub.com/nayla/

Lucky Dragon by Viet Dinh. Ploughshares

Stop ‘n’ Go by Michael Parker. New England Review
Also available at https://lithub.com/stop-n-go/

Past Perfect Continuous by Dounia Choukri. Chicago Quarterly Review. Not available online through HCC

Inversion of Marcia by Thomas Bolt.

Nights in Logar  by Jamil Jan Kochai. A Public Space Not available online through HCC

How we eat by Mark Jude. Poirier. Not available online through HCC
Available at https://lithub.com/how-we-eat/

Deaf and Blind by Lara Vapnyar. The New Yorker

Why were they throwing bricks?  by Jenny Zhang
Also available at https://lithub.com/why-were-they-throwing-bricks/

An Amount of Discretion by Lauren Alwan. The Southern Review

Queen Elizabeth by Brad Felver. One Story. Not available online through HCC

The Stamp Collector by Dave King. Not available online through HCC

More or Less Like a Man by Michael Powers. The Threepenny Review. Not available online through HCC

The Earth, Thy Great Exchequer, Ready Lies by Jo Lloyd. Zoetrope. Not available online through HCC

Up Here by Tristan Hughes. Ploughshares

The Houses That Are Left Behind by Brenda Walker. The Kenyon Review

We Keep Them Anyway by Stephanie A. Vega. The Threepenny Review. Not available online through HCC

Solstice by Anne Enright. The New Yorker.

O. Henry Prize Stories - 2017

Too Good To Be True by Michelle Huneven. Harper’s. Not available online through HCC Libraries 

Something for a Young Woman by Genevieve Plunkett. New England Review
Also available at https://lithub.com/something-for-a-young-woman/ 

The Buddhist  by Alan Rossi. Granta. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Garments by Tahmima Anam. Freeman’s. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Protection by Paola Peroni. The Common. Not available online through HCC Libraries
Available at https://lithub.com/protection/  

Night Garden by Shruti Swamy. Prairie Schooner
Also available at https://lithub.com/night-garden/ 

A Cruelty by Kevin Barry. Five Points

Floating Garden by Mary LaChapelle. Salamander.
Available online http://salamandermag.org/floating-garden-2/4/ (Click page by page to see the entire short story) 

The Trusted Traveler by Joseph O’Neill. Harper’s. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Blue Dot by Keith Eisner. Salamander. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Lion by Wil Weitzel. Prairie Schooner

Paddle to Canada by Heather Monley. ZYZZYVA
Available via ZYZZYA
Also available at https://lithub.com/paddle-to-canada/  

A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness by Jai Chakrabarti. A Public Space.
Available at https://lithub.com/a-small-sacrifice-for-an-enormous-happiness/ 

The Bride and the Street Party by Kate Cayley. PRISM International. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Secret Lives of the Detainees by Amit Majmudar. The Kenyon Review

Glory by Lesley Nneka Arimah. Harper’s 
Available at https://harpers.org/archive/2016/03/glory-3/ in 6 parts in Harper’s archive. Pop-ups with requests to subscribe to Harper’s.

Mercedes Benz by Martha Cooley. A Public Space. Not available online through HCC Libraries

The Reason Is Because by Manuel Muñoz. American Short Fiction. Not available online through HCC Libraries

The Family Whistle by Gerard Woodward. Zoetrope. Not available online through HCC Libraries

Buttony by Fiona McFarlane. The New Yorker

 

Best American Short Stories - 2019

The Era by Adjei-Brenyah, Nana Kwame. Guernica 

Natural Light by Alcott, Kathleen. Zoetrope: All-Story v 22 no 1. Not available online through HCC Libraries. 

The Great Interruption: The Story of a Famous Story of Old Port William and How It Ceased to Be Told (1935-1978) by Wendell Berry. Three-Penny Review. Not available online through HCC Libraries. 

No More Than a Bubble by Jamel Brinkley. LitMag no.2. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

The Third Tower by Deborah Eisenberg. Ploughshares  

Hellion by Julia Elliot. The Georgia Review

Protozoa by Ella Martinsen Gorham. New England Review 

Seeing Ershadi by Nicole Krauss. New  Yorker

Pity and Shame by Ursula Le Guin. Tin House

Anyone Can Do It by Manuel Munoz. ZYZZYVA, no 113. Not available online through HCC Libraries. 

The Plan by Sigrid Nunez. LitMag. Not available online through HCC Libraries. 

Letter of Apology by Maria Reva. Granta, 145

Black Corfu by Karen Russell. Zoetrope, All Story. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Audition by Said Sayrafiezadeh. New Yorker 

Natural Disasters by Alexis Schaitkin. Ecotone, no 24. Not Available online through HCC Libraries.

Our Day of Grace by Jim Shepard. Zoetrope: All-Story. Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Wrong Object by Mona Simpson. Harper’s*

They Told Us Not to Say This by Jenn Alandy Trahan. Harper’s*

Omakase by Weike Wang. New Yorker

 

*Read one free article a month from Harper’s Magazine. Contact ifrank@hccfl.edu for help

Best American Short Stories - 2018

Cougar by Maria Anderson in The Iowa Review

A Family by Jamel Brinkley from Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts

The Art of Losing by Yoon Choi in New England Review

Los Angeles by Emma Cline in Granta Not available online through the HCC Libraries.

Unearth by Alicia Elliott in Grain  

Boys Go to Jupiter by Danielle Evans in The Sewanee Review

A History of China by Ferrell, Carolyn in Ploughshares: Solos Omnibus

Come On, Silver by Ann Glaviano in Tin House

What Got into Us  by Jacob Guajardo in Passages North Not available online through the HCC Libraries.

Everything is Far from Here by Cristina Henríquez in the New Yorker

Good with Boys by Kristen Iskandrian in ZYZZYVA

Control Negro by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson from Guernica

The Brothers Brujo by Matthew Lyons in Tough

A Big True by Dina Nayeri in The Southern Review

Items Awaiting Protective Enclosure by Téa Obreht in Zoetrope: All-Story  Not available online through the HCC Libraries.

The Baptism by Ron Rash in The Southern Review

Suburbia!  By Amy Silverberg in The Southern Review

The Prairie Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld in the New Yorker

Whose Heart I Long to Stop with a Click of a Revolver by Rivers Solomon in Emrys Journal

What Terrible Thing It Was by Esmé Weijun Wang from Granta  Not available online through the HCC Libraries.

Best American Short Stories - 2017

Maidencane by Chad B Anderson  in  Nimrod    

Are We Not Men? By T. C. Boyle in  The New Yorker 

God’s Work by Canty, Kevin in The New Yorker

 A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness by Jai Chakrabarti in A Public Space

Arcadia by Emma Cline in Granta

Hog for Sorrow by Leopoldine Core in BOMB

Campoamor by Patricia Engel in Chicago Quarterly Review  Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain by Danielle Evans in American Short Fiction Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Ugly by Mary Gordon in Yale Review

The Midnight Zone by Lauren Groff in The New Yorker

The Chicane by Amy Hempel in Washington Square Review
 *from Google Books

Tally by  Noy Holland in Epoch  Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Gabe Dove by Sonya Larson in Salamander   Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Let’s go to the Videotape by Fiona Maazel in Harper’s Magazine
*Read one free article a month from Harper’s Magazine. Contact ifrank@hccfl.edu for help  

Ancient Rome by Kyle McCarthy in American Short Fiction  Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Last Day on Earth by Eric Puchner in Granta  Not available online through HCC Libraries.

NovostroÏka by Maria Reva in The Atlantic 
 *Also available from The Atlantic

Telemachus by Jim Shepard in Zoetrope Not available online through HCC Libraries.

Gender Studies by Curtis Sittenfeld in The New Yorker

Famous Actor by Jess Walter in The House