- Associated Press - Monday, January 10, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) - Award-winning author Yiyun Li is among the finalists for this year’s Story Prize for outstanding short fiction.

Li was nominated for the collection “Gold Boy,” set mostly in the author’s native China. The other finalists announced Monday for the $20,000 honor were Anthony Doerr for “Memory Wall” and Suzanne Rivecca for “Death is Not An Option.” The winner will be announced March 2.

The Story Prize was founded in 2004. Previous winners include Edwidge Danticat and Tobias Wolff.

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