Tagged: BBC National Short Story Award

Persaud wins £15k BBC Short Story Award

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

Fifth all-female shortlist for BBC Short Story Award

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

Sales of short story collections surge

Short story anthologies are enjoying a boom in sales, rising by almost 50% in value, to reach their highest level in seven years. Read more

Giedroyc to judge BBC Short Story Award

Television presenter Mel Giedroyc will chair the BBC National Short Story Award’s judging panel. Read more

Jones scoops £15k BBC Short Story Award

Welsh writer Cynan Jones has won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with BookTrust for his “tenderly devastating exploration of the body”. Read more

Debut author Orr wins BBC National Short Story Award

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

'Intimate, yet universal' BBC short story award shortlist revealed

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

MacLeod and Atkins win British Library Writer in Residence Award

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

Haddon and Mantel lead BBC Short Story shortlist

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

Shriver condemns "dangerous" Amazon monopoly

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

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