2013 Longlist






Louise Aronson A History of the Present Illness Bloomsbury Publishing American
Celeste Augé Fireproof and Other Stories Doire Press Irish-Canadian
Ramona Ausubel A Guide to Being Born Riverhead Books American
Steven Barthelme Hush Hush Melville House, NY American
A. Igoni Barrett Love Is Power, Or Something Like That Graywolf Press Nigerian
Chris Beckett The Peacock Cloak NewCon Press English
Marie-Helene Bertino Safe as Houses University of Iowa Press American
Hassan BlasimTranslated from the Arabic by Jonathan Wright  The Iraqi Christ Comma Press Iraqi (Blasim)
Wright (British)
C.P. Boyko Psychology and Other Stories Biblioasis Canadian
Charles Boyle The Manet Girl Salt Publishing British
Felix Cheong Vanishing Point Ethos Books (Singapore) Singaporean
Joshua Cohen Four New Messages Graywolf Press American
David Constantine Tea at the Midland and other stories Comma Press English
Nancy Jo Cullen Canary Biblioasis Canadian
Robert Day Where I Am Now BkMk Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City American
Tamas Dobozy Siege 13 Milkweed Editions (Minnesota)
Thomas Allen Publishers (Canada)
Emma Donoghue Astray HarperCollins Canada/Picador (UK) Irish-Canadian
Junot Diáz This Is How You Lose Her Riverhead Books Dominican-American
B.C. Edwards The Aversive Clause Black Lawrence Press American
Valerie Fioravanti Garbage Night at the Opera BkMk Press, University of Missouri-Kansas City American
Kitty Fitzgerald Miranda’s Shadow Iron Press Irish
Sarah Gerkensmeyer What You Are Now Enjoying Autumn House Press American
Rodge Glass LoveSexTravelMusik: Stories for the EasyJet generation Freight Books British
Manuel Gonzales The Miniature Wife and Other Stories Riverhead Books American
Sue Grafton Kinsey and Me G.P. Putnam’s Sons American
Jennifer Haigh  News from Heaven HarperCollins American
Brindley Hallam Dennis Talking to Owls Pewter Rose Press British
Aideen Henry  Hugging Thistles Arlen House Irish
Liesl Jobson Ride the Tortoise Jacana Media South African
Jessica Francis Kane This Close Graywolf Press American
Andy Kissane  The Swarm Puncher and Wattmann (Australia) Australian
Rebecca Lee Bobcat and Other Stories Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill/Hamish Hamilton (Penguin Group) (Canada) Canadian
Deborah Levy Black Vodka & Other Stories South African – British
Peter Tieryas Liu  Watering Heaven Signal 8 Press American
Joanna Luloff  The Beach at Galle Road Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill American
Colette Maitland Keeping the Peace Biblioasis Canadian
Adam Marek The Stone Thrower Comma Press British
Helen Marshall Hair Side, Flesh Side ChiZine Publications Canadian
Mike McCormack  Forensic Songs The Lilliput Press Irish
Bernie McGill Sleepwalkers and Other Stories Whittrick Press Northern Irish
Nadine McInnis  Blood Secrets Biblioasis Canadian
Alan McMonagle Psychotic Episodes Arlen House Irish
Susan Midalia An Unknown Sky and Other Stories The University of Western Australia Publishing Australian
Jennifer Mills The Rest Is Weight University of Queensland Press Australian
Alison Moore The Pre-War House and Other Stories Salt Publishing British
Joyce Carol Oates Black Dahlia & White Rose HarperCollins American
Micheál Ó Conghaile  The Colours of Man Cló Iar-Chonnacht Irish
Chinelo Okparanta Happiness, Like Water Granta Publications Nigerian-American
Prajwal Parajuly  The Gurkha’s Daughter Quercus Books Indian
Janice Pariat  Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories Random House India Indian
Jonathan Pinnock  Dot Dash Salt Publishing English
Garry Craig Powell  Stoning the Devil Skylight Press English
Ron Rash Nothing Gold Can Stay HarperCollins(USA)/Canongate(UK) American
Molly Ringwald When It Happens to You HarperCollins American
Rob Roensch The Wild Flowers of Baltimore Salt Publishing American
Jane Rogers Hitting Trees with Sticks Comma Press English
Josephine Rowe Tarcutta Wake University of Queensland Press Australian
Joyce Russell Bloodlines Mercier Press UK/Irish
Ethan Rutherford The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories HarperCollins American
Alfian Sa’at Malay Sketches Ethos Books (Singapore) Singaporean
Ted Sanders No Animals We Could Name Graywolf Press American
George Saunders  Tenth of December Bloomsbury American
Anis Shivani  The Fifth Lash & Other Stories C&R Press American
Joan Silber  Fools W. W. Norton & Company Inc. American
Chad Simpson Tell Everyone I Said Hi University of Iowa Press American
Peter Stamm We’re Flying Granta/ Other Press LLC Swiss
Susan Steinberg  Spectacle Graywolf Press American
Ashley Stokes The Syllabus of Errors Unthank Books English
Steven Schwartz Little Raw Souls Autumn House Press American
Ayelet Tsabari The Best Place on Earth HarperCollins Canada Israeli
Jess Walter We Live in Water HarperCollins American
Guy Ware You Have 24 Hours to Love Us Comma Press British
Claire Vaye Watkins Battleborn Granta/Riverhead Books American
Tony Williams All the Bananas I’ve Never Eaten: Tales of Love and Loneliness Salt Publishing British
Joel Willans Spellbound–Stories of Women’s Magic Over Men Route English
Nancy Zafris The Home Jar Northern Illinois University Press American