David Constantine is well known in Britain for his award-winning poetry, translations and fiction. "In Another Country: Selected Stories" is his literary debut in the United States. The 17 stories in the collection are 17 rich, unusual narrative adventures.
Cork, Ireland hosts an annual literary festival in honor of native son and acclaimed Irish short story writer Frank O'Connor. With the festival comes an award for the best short story collection published the year before the award is given. The short list has been announced, and it offers up great selections for good reads.