BBC National Short Story Award Shortlist

The five-title BBC National Short Story Award shortlist has been announced, with works by authors of genre interest including “To Belong To” by Kerry Andrew and “Sudden Traveller” by Sarah Hall.

The winner will be announced at an award ceremony at Cambridge University on October 2, 2018. The winning writer will receive £15,000, and the other shortlisted authors will each get £600. All five stories will be broadcast with author interviews on BBC Radio 4 in September 2018.

Judges for the 2018 award are Stig Abell (chair), Sarah Howe, Benjamin Markovits, KJ Orr, and Di Speirs.

For more information, including a complete shortlist, see the BBC website.


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