Trinidadian writer Ingrid Persaud has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award for her tale about a man reunited with his absent father through... Read more
For a fifth time, an all-female shortlist has been unveiled for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award, including a nod for 2013 winner Sarah Hall.... Read more
Short story anthologies are enjoying a boom in sales, rising by almost 50% in value, to reach their highest level in seven years.
Television presenter Mel Giedroyc will chair the BBC National Short Story Award’s judging panel.
Welsh writer Cynan Jones has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust for his “tenderly devastating exploration of the body”.
Debut British author K J Orr has beaten off competition from Booker Prize-winning Hilary Mantel to win the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with... Read more
Booker Prize-winner Hilary Mantel, poet and author Lavinia Greenlaw, and short story writer K J Orr have all made the shortlist for the BBC National Short... Read more
Authors Alison MacLeod and William Atkins have been judged joint winners of the 2016 Eccles British Library Writer in Residence Award. Two winners have been awarded this year... Read more
Hilary Mantel’s “controversial” story, The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher (Fourth Estate) has made the shortlist for the BBC National Short Story Award 2015 with Book Trust.... Read more
Lionel Shriver has expressed her concern over the “dangerous” monopoly Amazon is developing after receiving the BBC Short Story Award last night. Speaking to... Read more