The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter by Katherine Anne Porter
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter was an anthology of the work of Katherine Anne Porter. The collection of 19 short stories and long stories won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award in 1966. In the preface "Go Little Book . ." to The Collected Stories, Porter abjured the word "novella," calling it a "slack, boneless, affected word that we do not need to describe anything." She went on to say "Please call my works by their right names: we have four that cover every division: short stories, long stories, short novels, novels."
The 1639th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)
- - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)