2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize

The shortlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2016 was announced May 4.

The UK-based award is given for excellence in a published short story collection. Besides the £10,000 main prize, there is also a £1,000 Readers’ Prize, and an additional category worth £500 acknowledging rising talents on Edge Hill University’s own MA Creative Writing course. The winners will be announced July 5.

Edge Hill Prize 2016 Shortlist

  • China MiévilleThree Moments of an Explosion
  • Angela ReadmanDon’t Try This at Home
  • Jessie GreengrassAn Account of the Decline of the Great Auk, According to the One Who Saw It
  • Kate ClanchyThe Not-Dead and the Saved
  • Stuart EversYour Father Sends his Love
  • Thomas MorrisWe Don’t Know What We’re Doing

Fans will immediately recognize that the Miéville is of genre interest. Reviews show the Readman, Greengrass, and Evers collections include some sf/fantasy tales, too.

[Via Tom Hunter.]

1 thought on “2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize

  1. Reviews show the Readman, Greengrass, and Evers collections include some sf/fantasy tales, too.

    I wish I’d known that, or I would’ve checked them out last year. Is there a source of good tips for recent genre stories that aren’t published as such?

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