We are pleased to announce that the new O. Henry (Forever®) stamp is now available online and in Post Offices nationwide! This stamp is the 28th issuance in the Literary Arts series, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the famed short story writer’s birth.
The short stories of O. Henry are beloved for their irony and skillful unfolding of plot; often, they end with a surprise twist. This prolific author wrote nearly 300 tales, most in the final eight years of his life. By the time of his death, he was the most widely read storyteller in America and was internationally admired.