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First all-female shortlist for the Costa Short Story Award

A 1980s popstar, a former women’s weekly chief and an engineer are all vying for the Costa Short Story Award with an all-female shortlist for... Read more

Rooney, Almond and Youngson make Costa 2018 shortlists

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week the winner of the Costa Book of the Year award was announced, while Pan Macmillan celebrated women's fiction and Usborne signed its "most significant... Read more

Dunmore, McGregor and Shamsie make Costa shortlists

The late author Helen Dunmore is shortlisted for a Costa Award along with Jon McGregor, Kamila Shamsie and Sarah Winman with almost half of the... Read more

Barry becomes first novelist to win Costa Book of the Year twice

Sebastian Barry has been named winner of the Costa Book of the Year for a second time for his novel Days Without End (Faber & Faber), following a unanimous decision... Read more

Costa reveals Ewing, Kidd and O’Callaghan as short story finalists

Costa has lifted the anonymity of its three finalists shortlisted for the 2016 Costa Short Story Award following the close of the public vote. ... Read more

Kate Williams to chair Costa Book of the Year judges

Author, historian and broadcaster Professor Kate Williams has been selected to chair the nine-member judging panel that selects the overall winner of the 2016 Costa Book of the Year.... Read more

Identities of Costa Short Story authors revealed

The anonymity of six finalists in the running for the Costa Short Story Award has been lifted, revealing a novelist who made it into David Bowie's "Top 100 Must-Read books of all... Read more

Avril Joy's Millie and Bird

Read the winner of the inaugural Costa short story of the year prize Read more

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