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A Roundtable With the PEN America Best Debut Short Stories Judges: Tracy O’Neill, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, and Deb Olin Unferth

So many of the stories I liked best played with understatement and a sort of quiet, confident pacing.

Best Debut Short StoriesPEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers

Notting Hill Beauty and Briefcase


The LiterarianDawn


How can writers and readers keep our attention on the wider world, especially during a pandemic that keeps us, at least physically, in one space?