Daniel Orozco

Sunday, January 3 2010


Daniel Orozco’s story, “Only Connect,” which first appeared in Ecotone, and which was selected for inclusion in the Best of the West 2010: New Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri, has now been picked as a “Recommended Story” in the forthcoming O. Henry Prize Stories. His story is one of only two additional stories to be so noted. Additionally, Orrozco--assistant professor of English-- will be featured on their Web site next year. Established in 1919, the O. Henry Prize is one of the most significant literary awards in North America.