O. Henry and BASS Stories
From a first O. Henry Award in 2009 to two selections in the Best American Series, five of Muñoz's stories have been recognized in the nation's top anthologies celebrating short fiction.
The 2022 collection The Consequences features four of these: the O. Henry Award-winning "The Reason Is Because" and "The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.," as well as "Anyone Can Do It," which has been honored with an appearance in Best American Short Stories 2019 and included in The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story. "Compromisos" is slated to appear in Best American Short Stories 2023.
Tell Him About Brother John
2009 O. Henry Award, first appeared in Epoch;
published in The Faith Healer of Olive Avenue
The Happiest Girl in the Whole U.S.A.
2015 O. Henry Award,
first published in Glimmer Train
The Reason Is Because
2017 O. Henry Award,
first published in American Short Fiction
Anyone Can Do It
Best American Short Stories 2019 and The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story,
first published in ZYZZYVA
Best American Short Stories 2023,
first published in Electric Literature