A photo taken on June 25, 2009 in Dublin, Ireland shows Canadian author Alice Munro who has been awarded the 2013 Nobel Literature Prize, the Royal Swedish Academy announced on October 10, 2013 in Stockholm. AFP
Canada’s Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize
Associated Press / 07:14 PM October 10, 2013
STOCKHOLM — Canadian writer Alice Munro has won this year’s Nobel Prize in literature.
The Swedish Academy, which selects Nobel literature winners, called her a “master of the contemporary short story.”
Last year’s award went to Mo Yan of China.
The 2013 Nobel announcements continue Friday with the Nobel Peace Prize, followed by the economics prize on Monday.