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The 2011 Longlist

Twenty authors made it onto the Longlist for the 2011 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Click on the pictures to find out about each writer.


The Deep

Anthony Doerr was born in Cleveland, USA in 1973. A short story writer and novelist, he has won three O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize, the Hodder Fellowhip at Princeton University, and a 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship. His most recent novel, All the Light We Cannot See, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.