Lecturer wins BBC Short Story Prize

Lecturer wins BBC Short Story Prize

<p>A former university lecturer has won the BBC National Short Story Award for his tale of the end of a relationship.<br /><br />David Constantine, who has published short story collections <em>The Shieling,</em> shortlisted for the Frank O&rsquo;Connor Prize, and <em>Under the Dam</em> (both Comma Press), won the &pound;15,000 prize for his story Tea at the Midland.<br /><br />The ceremony was broadcast live on BBC Radio 4&rsquo;s &ldquo;Front Row&rdquo; this evening (29th November).<br /><br />Jon McGregor, author of <em>If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things</em>, was runner-up for his st...

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