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...]

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...]

Longlist announced for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2013

The 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize longlist has been announced, revealing a globe-spanning selection of sixteen translated titles which will be vying for this year's top prize of £10,000, which is uniquely shared equally between author and … [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...]

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...]

Book Bites: Jane Mount in motion, Book Bricks, Indy’s 50 best winter reads

Thessaly La Force's 'ideal bookshelf' - While I'm sure many of you would have already seen the extraordinarily gorgeous bookish art of Jane Mount, few would have bore witness to the creation of her art, in motion. Well, thanks to the Paris Review we … [Read more...]

Globe-spanning selection chosen for BBC International Short Story Award 2012 shortlist

The shortlist for this year's BBC International Short Story Award was announced earlier this evening on BBC Radio 4's Front Row programme, revealing a shortlist that contains one previous winner of the award (Julian Gough), a previously shortlisted … [Read more...]

2013 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award judges announced

The judges for the 2013 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award have been announced, signalling the opening of submissions for the 4th edition of the world's richest literary prize for a single short story. Returning for her second … [Read more...]

Aharon Appelfeld wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012

The winner of this year's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize was announced last night as Aharon Appelfeld, with his Holocaust novel, Blooms of Darkness (Alma Books); translated from the Hebrew by Jeffrey M. Green. Appelfeld's novel, which is based … [Read more...]

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2012 shortlist

The shortlist for this year's Independent Foreign Fiction Prize was published this morning, revealing a final line up of six titles which span two centuries of history, and a geography that reaches from Iceland through western Europe, all the way to … [Read more...]