Sunday, 21 February 2010

SUNDAY TIMES EFG BANK SHORT STORY LONGLIST

The writers longlisted for the £25,000 Sunday Times short story award - 13 men and 7 women - are listed below. Congrats to Petina and Simon, who I know, and to everyone else on the list. Lots of the writers are pretty famous, some are new to me. The shortlist will be announced on the 7th March and the winner at the Oxford Literary Festival on the 26th of March.

• Richard Beard - James Joyce, EFL Teacher
• Nicholas Best - Souvenir
• Sylvia Brownrigg - Jocasta
• John Burnside - Slut's Hair
• Will Cohu - Nothing But Grass
• Joe Dunthorne - Critical Responses To My Last Relationship
• Petina Gappah - An Elegy for Easterly
• Jackie Kay - Reality, Reality
• A.L. Kennedy - Saturday Teatime
• Adam Marek - Fewer Things
• Charles Mosley - Constraint
• Chris Paling - The Red Car
• Ron Rash - Burning Bright
• Simon Robson - Will There Be Lions?
• Kay Sexton - Anubis and the Volcano
• Helen Simpson - Diary of an Interesting Year
• C.K. Stead - Last Season's Man
• Rose Tremain - The Jester of Astapovo
• Gerard Woodward - Legoland
• David Vann - It's Not Yours

3 comments:

Deirdre said...

duh - or 7 women and 13 men?

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Ha! I copied & pasted that from the Sun Times website. And didn't check it. Thanks Deirdre.

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Changed it on the blog post now!