The six-title shortlist for the 2018 Edge Hill Prize for Short Story includes genre titles The Sadness of Beautiful Things by Simon Van Booy (Penguin) and The Sing of the Shore by Lucy Wood (4th Estate).
The £10,000 prize “recognises excellence in a single author short story collection.” Judges for 2019 are Elizabeth Baines, Tessa Hadley, and Sam Jordison. The winners will be announced on October 25, 2019 during a ceremony at Waterstones Piccadilly in London. “The ceremony will also include a £1,000 Reader’s Choice Award to an author from the shortlist.”
For more information, including the complete shortlist, see the Edge Hill University website.
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