Alice Munro has received many accolades, including the W.H. Smith Prize, the National Book Circle Critics Award, the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, the Lannan Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and the Rea Award for the Short Story. She published the short-story collection Too Much Happiness in 2009. At age 82, Munro was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. She retired from writing that same year.