Kelly Writers House Fellows Seminar, spring 2003
Mary Gordon, "City Life," from The Stories of Mary Gordon

Note: The Stories of Mary Gordon comprises 22 new and previously uncollected stories along with 19 stories from Temporary Shelter, Gordon's only other volume of short stories, published in 1987. The opening story of the winning collection is "City Life," first published in the literary journal Ploughshares and recipient of an O. Henry first prize award in 1997.