The 2019 James White Award shortlist is out, six stories chosen from 355 submissions, 22 of which made the longlist:
- Better Lost Than Loved – Bryn Fazakerley
- Bug on Bug – Mica Scotti Kole
- Digital Nomad – Koji A Dae
- Limitations – David Maskill
- The Last Words of Harry Niffen – Stephen Cashmore
- Property Crime – Michael Donoghue
The competition is open to original, unpublished short stories of not more than 6,000 words by non-professional writers. The award, established in 2000, offers non-professional writers the opportunity to have their work published in Interzone, the UK’s leading sf magazine. In addition, this year’s prize is £200.
The winner, selected by judges Justina Robson, Chris Beckett and Donna Scott, will be announced on Thursday, September 5.
[Thanks to Mark Hepworth for the story.]