The Best American Short Stories 2024

The Best American Short Stories 2024

The Best American Short Stories 2024

The Best American Short Stories 2024


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A collection of the year’s best short stories, selected by celebrated bestselling author Lauren Groff, author of Matrix and The Vaster Wilds, and series editor Heidi Pitlor.

Lauren Groff—bestselling author, three-time National Book Award finalist, and “one of our finest living writers” (New York Times)—selects twenty stories out of thousands that represent the best examples of the form published in 2023.

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ISBN-13: 9780063275959
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication date: 10/22/2024
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 159,544
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

About The Author
Lauren Groff is the author of five novels: the instant New York Times bestseller The Vaster Wilds, and two National Book Award Finalists, Matrix and Fates and Furies; as well as Aradia and The Monsters of Templeton. Her story collections include Florida, winner of The Story Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, and Delicate Edible Birds. She has twice been a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, as well as for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the LA Times Book Prize, and the Orange Prize for New Writers. She was a Guggenheim Fellow, a Radcliffe Fellow, a Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin, and was named one of Granta’s 2017 Best Young American Novelists. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband and sons.

Heidi Pitlor is a former senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and has been the series editor for The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novels The Birthdays, The Daylight Marriage, and Impersonation.


Gainesville, FL, USA

Date of Birth:

July 23, 1978

Place of Birth:

Cooperstown, NY, USA


BA English and French Literature, Amherst College, 201: MFA in Fiction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
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