George Saunders has been announced as the winner of The Folio Prize 2014 for Tenth of December, his most honest, accessible, and moving collection of short stories yet. The Folio Prize is open to all works of fiction written in English and published in the UK. All genres and all forms of fiction are eligible, and the format of first publication may be print or digital.
The 2014 shortlist featured eight novels. Click on each title for more information:
Red Doc> by Anne Carson
Schroder by Amity Gaige
Last Friends by Jane Gardam
Benediction by Kent Haruf
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
A Naked Singularity by Sergio De La Pava
Tenth of December by George Saunders You can read a preview chapter of Tenth of December here.