There are a few writers of genre interest on the shortlist for The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award:
- “Take It“, Namwali Serpell (Freeman’s: California)
- “Granma’s Porch“, Alexia Tolas (Granta 7/1/19)
- “Teamwork“, Shawn Vestal (The Sewanee Review Summer ’19)
The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award is an international prize which “rewards stories of outstanding literary merit.” The winner will receive £30,000 and will be announced July 2, 2020. For the 2020 award, the shortlisted stories will be published in an Audible audiobook anthology. “Shortlisted authors will receive an extra £1,000 fee, on top of a prize payment of £1,000, for being included in the anthology.”
The 2020 judges are Carys Davies, Diana Evans, Romesh Gunesekera, Andrew Holgate, and David Nicholls.
For more information, including the complete shortlist, see The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award website.
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