Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2014 longlist announced

This year's Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award longlist has been announced, revealing a selection of longlisted short stories described as 'the most wide-ranging yet'. Now its fifth edition, the world's richest prize for a single short story … [Read more...]

The Other Publishing Company launches short fiction competition

The good eggs over at The Other Publishing Company have asked me if I would draw attention to an upcoming short fiction competition they are launching, in promotion of their Lit Bits short story series. Running over four consecutive weekends … [Read more...]

2013 Costa Short Story Award shortlist revealed

Exciting times for short story fans, as the Costa Book Awards reveals its shortlist for this year's Short Story Award. Now in its second year, the Costa Short Story Award is awarded to a previously unpublished single short story of no more than … [Read more...]

Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 2013 longlist

The longlist for the 2013 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award was announced on Friday. In the running this year for the world's richest prize for a short story collection, is a globe-spanning field of seventy five authors. With thirty … [Read more...]

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2013 longlist announced

The Edge Hill Short Story Prize longlist for 2013 has been announced, revealing a record entry for the UK's only prize for single-author collections of short stories published in the UK. Now running in its seventh year, the 2013 Edge Hill Short … [Read more...]

Junot Díaz wins Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award 2013

Dominican-American writer, Junot Díaz has been chosen as the winner of this year's Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award, for his story Miss Lora. Recently a finalist for The Story Prize for the same collection that his winning story is … [Read more...]

Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award 2013 shortlist unveiled

The shortlist for this year's Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award has been announced, revealing a final selection of six stories which are as wide-ranging and eclectic as the authors themselves. Heading the shortlist this year is … [Read more...]

Avril Joy wins inaugural Costa Short Story Award

[youtube width="590" height="332"]http://youtu.be/5rpPPXldRfM[/youtube] Bishop Auckland writer, Avril Joy has been revealed as the winner of the inaugural Costa Short Story Award, after her story Millie and Bird received the highest number of … [Read more...]

Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award 2013 longlist announced

This year's Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award longlist has been announced, revealing a final selection of sixteen which are predominately British in nature. Heading the strong UK contingent on this year's longlist for the … [Read more...]

One week until 2012 Costa Short Story Award voting closes

A reminder that voting for the 2012 Costa Short Story Award closes in a week's time. For those who don't know, the Costa Book Awards have, for the first time, added a short story element to their awards, where a single short story is set to win … [Read more...]