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Third time lucky as Caldwell wins BBC National Short Story Award

Lucy Caldwell has won the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University, a prize she has been nominated for three times. ... Read more

BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announced

Stories about the impact of confinement on mental health, the seductive power of everyday intimacies and a quest for a bigger life dominate an "ambitious,... Read more

Viking acquires 'apocalyptically relevant' book from Cambridge academic

Penguin General's Viking imprint will publish Downfall: The Eight Forces that End Civilisations by Dr Luke Kemp, a research associate at the University of Cambridge.... Read more

Seventh university presses convention seeks to build on sector’s broad appeal

Occupying a unique place in the publishing ecosystem, many university presses are achieving crossover hits. But balancing that with their bread and butter can be... Read more

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... Read more

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

Giedroyc to judge BBC Short Story Award

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

Cambridge condemns abuse of student following literature curriculum coverage

Cambridge University has confirmed it is reviewing how it teaches postcolonial literature following a petition from one of its students calling for the curriculum to... Read more

Cambridge University and First Story unveiled as BBC short story awards partners

First Story and the University of Cambridge are the new partners of the BBC’s short story awards, replacing BookTrust, in a three-year collaboration starting in 2018.... Read more

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