From the Publisher
“The collection consistently does what the oeuvre does best: communicate intense emotion with force, give life to characters that struggle with their circumstances, illuminate the universal through the specific and the particular, and turn the commonplace into art.” Globe and Mail “[The anthology] amuses, astonishes, and enlightens; i...
From the Jacket
“It is astounding to see how many writers published in The Journey Prize Stories over the last twenty years have gone on to publish great story collections and novels. The anthology is a windfall for both writer and reader.”— David Bergen