Hosein scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 'uncanny' tale of midlife crisis

Kevin Jared Hosein has won the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his “uncanny bar story” combining “ideas of civility and ferality”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hosein scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 'uncanny' tale of midlife crisis

Kevin Jared Hosein has won the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for his “uncanny bar story” combining “ideas of civility and ferality”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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D'Almeida wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'captivating' tale

Kanya D’Almeida has been declared the overall winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize, for a "captivating" tale set in a Sri Lankan "sanctuary for the forsaken". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Translation scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for first time

Cypriot author Constantia Soteriou has won the £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'Death Customs', marking the first time the prize has been awarded to a translation as the judges choose an all-women line-up of regional winners.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 20:13:50 UTC ]
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Paris-set Moskovich tale scoops Galley Beggar Short Story Prize

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Kritika Pandey wins 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

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Glasgow writer wins regional Commonwealth Short Story Prize

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2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for this year's Commonwealth Short Story Prize has been announced, and features 20 entries from countries across the Commonwealth. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize regional awards

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize has announced its five regional awards this year have all been won by women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women dominate Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist

Female authors dominate this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize, with 15 women making up the 21-strong line-up and two British authors in the mix.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Persaud wins the Commonwealth Writers' Short Story Prize

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‘Wilderness Tales’ unfolds short stories with a sense of place

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Ohayon wins V S Pritchett Short Story Prize

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Staunch Prize shortlists for flash fiction and short stories revealed

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Baschir wins White Review Short Story Prize

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Deal takes 2021 Moth Short Story Prize

American writer Janice Deal’s “Lost City” has won the Moth Short Story Prize 2021, judged by Ali Smith, while Stratford-upon-Avon butcher Kathy Stevens has scooped second prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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4thWrite short story prize reveals ‘engaging and provocative’ 2021 shortlist

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Hogan wins Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize

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Emily Gravett's squirrel tale scoops the inaugural BookTrust Storytime Prize

A tale of a squirrel's quest for friends, Cyril and Pat (Pan Macmilan) by Emily Gravett, has been crowned the inaugural winner of the BookTrust Storytime Prize, which celebrates the best books for sharing with babies and children aged under five. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Welsh writer Jo Lloyd scoops £15k BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Welsh writer Jo Lloyd has unanimously won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University 2019 for her story inspired by a real-life 18th century woman who claimed to be friends with an invisible family living in an invisible mansion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 18:57:26 UTC ]
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