“The Grotesques” by Sarah Hall won the 2020 BBC National Short Story Award. The award comes with a £15,000 prize and was announced live on BBC Radio 4 Front Row on October 6, 2020. This year marks the fourth time Hall was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award, and she is now the first writer to ever win the award twice, having previously won in 2013.
Judges for the 2020 award were Lucy Caldwell, Jonathan Freedland (chair), Irenosen Okojie, Chris Power, and Di Speirs.
For more information, see the BBC website.
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