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O. Henry Award Winners List

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List of O. Henry Award winners from every year the award has been given out. All O. Henry Award winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the O. Henry Award award are listed along with photos for every O. Henry Award winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the O. Henry Award award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the O. Henry Award are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of O. Henry Award winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of O. Henry Award winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known O. Henry Award winners of all time. Anybody who won the O. Henry Award usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the O. Henry Award-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the O. Henry Award, so most of the famous O. Henry Award winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won O. Henry Award?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this list to create a new one, just like this one, to start your own. This is a list that features items like Jhumpa Lahiri and Joyce Carol Oates. {#nodes}
  • Deborah Eisenberg (born November 20, 1945) is an American short-story writer, actress and teacher. She is a professor of writing at Columbia University....  more
  • Nilanjana Sudeshna "Jhumpa" Lahiri (born July 11, 1967) is an American author of Indian descent known for her short stories, novels and essays in English, and, more recently, in Italian. Her debut collection of short-stories Interpreter of Maladies (1999) won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Hemingway Award, and her first novel, The Namesake (2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name. Her second story collection Unaccustomed Earth (2008) won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, while her second novel, The Lowland (2013), was a finalist for both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction. In these works, Lahiri explored the ...  more
  • Josephine Winslow Johnson (June 20, 1910 – February 27, 1990) was an American novelist, poet, and essayist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1935 at age 24 for her first novel, Now in November. Shortly thereafter, she published Winter Orchard, a collection of short stories that had previously appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, The St. Louis Review, and Hound & Horn. Of these stories, "Dark" won an O. Henry Award in 1934, and "John the Six" won an O. Henry Award third prize the following year. Johnson continued writing short stories and won three more O. Henry Awards: for "Alexander to the Park" (1942), "The Glass Pigeon" (1943), and "Night Flight" (1944)....  more
  • Joyce Carol Oates (born June 16, 1938) is an American writer. Oates published her first book in 1962 and has since published 58 novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, for her novel them (1969), two O. Henry Awards, the National Humanities Medal and the Jerusalem Prize (2019). Her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), and Blonde (2000) and short story collections The Wheel of Love (1970) and Lovely, Dark, Deep: Stories (2014) were each finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978 and is...  more