Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize—2015

Selected Shorts, along with Gotham Writers Workshop, is thrilled to announce that the winner of the 2015 Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize, judged by Karen Russell. The Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Prize is awarded by Selected Shorts, partner Electric Literature, and 2015 guest judge Karen Russell.

Karen Smyte won for her entry, Anya. Her work will be performed and recorded live at the Selected Shorts performance at Symphony Space on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, and will be published on She's also entitled to a free 10-week course with Gotham.

Congratulations to Karen and thanks to everyone who entered!

The contest is closed.