The BBC National Short Story Award

The shortlist is:

Richard Beard Guidelines for Measures to Cope with Disgraceful and Other Events
Jane Gardam The People on Privilege Hill
Erin Soros Surge
Adam Thorpe The Names
Clare Wigfall The Numbers

The stories are being read on Radio Four all this week, you can listen, or listen again, here, and the winning story and the story that runs up will be announced on 14 July on the Today programme, here.

The prizes are severely financially worthwhile … so hooray for the BBC, Prospect, the Arts Councils and the Book Trusts who’ve made it happen.

About Angela

I write fiction about the difficulty we have when we try to say what's in our hearts.
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One Response to The BBC National Short Story Award

  1. BooksPlease says:

    Thanks for this – I’ll be listening and catching up with the ones I’ve missed.