Online Exclusive: 2011 Asian American Short Story Contest Winners and Honorable Mentions

May 16, 2012

Back in November, we announced the winner of the 2011 Asian American Short Story Contest, co-sponsored by Hyphen and The Asian American Writers' Workshop. A runner-up and several honorable mentions were also selected. Stories were judged by Yiyun Li and Porochista Khakpour.

You may now view the full text of many of these stories online. Check it out, and congratulations again to all our winners!

"The Understudy" by Timothy Tau

"The End of a Summer-Like Day" by William Shih

Honorable Mentions:
"Wayang Colors" by Shymala Dason
"Urine Lane" by Saskya Jain
"Men at Meal Time" by Uthaya Kumar
"Where You Are Supposed To Be" by Serena Lin
"Victoria Terminus" by Sameer Pandya
"A Visit From Great Uncle" by William Shih
"Buying Big Treasure" by William Shih
"The Guest" by Fan Wu




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Karissa Chen

Fiction & Poetry Editor

Karissa Chen is the Fiction & Poetry Editor. She is the author of the fiction chapbook, Of Birds and Lovers (Corgi Snorkel Press 2013). Her fiction and essays have appeared in numerous publications, including Guernica, PEN America, PANK, The Toast, and The Good Men Project. She is a Fulbright scholar, a Kundiman fellow, and a VONA/Voices fellow.