happybirthday_meghnaThe Frank O’Connor International Short Story award’s 2014 long list is out.

Among the dozens of writers on the long list are Nepal’s Prawin Adhikari, Singapore’s O Thiam Chin, Zhang YueRan and Amanda Lee Koe, India’s Ashwini Devare, Meghna Pant, Ashok Srinivasan and Ashish Kaul, and China’s May-Lay Tan. Kitaab congratulates all these long listed authors and wishes them the best.