Tuesday, 20 April 2010

NUDE ON EDGE HILL LONGLIST - WOOP!


I'm delighted that my short story collection Nude (Salt, 2009) is on the longlist for the Edge Hill Prize.

The Edge Hill Short Story Prize, now in its third year, is the UK's only literary award that recognises a published collection of short stories, and this year they have announced a longlist of 18 titles, which will be whittled down to a shortlist. The shortlist of 5 will be announced on the 8th of May.

The links are to reviews on The Short Review website. More here.

  • Regi Claire - Fighting It (Two Ravens Press).
  • David Constantine - The Sheiling (Comma Press)
  • Jeremy Dyson - The Cranes that Build Cranes (Little Brown). 
  • Jane Feaver - with Love Me Tender (Random House).
  • Patrick Gale - Gentleman's Relish (Harper Collins).
  • Sian Hughes - The Beach Hut (Biscuit Publishing)
  • Mark Illis - Tender (Salt Publishing). 
  • A.L. Kennedy - What Becomes (Jonathan Cape).
  • Tom Lee - Greenfly (Harvill Secker).
  • Michael J Farrell - Life in the Universe (The Stinging Fly). 
  • Ben Moor - More Trees To Climb (Portobello). 
  • Nuala Ní Chonchúir - Nude (Salt Publishing).
  • Philip O Ceallaigh - The Pleasant Light of Day (Penguin).
  • Robert Shearman - Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical(Big Finish)
  • Charles Stross - Wireless (Little Brown).
  • Craig Taylor - One Million Tiny Plays About Britain (Bloomsbury).
  • Douglas Thompson - Ultrameta (Eibonvale Press).
  • Simon Van Booy - Love Begins in Winter (Beautiful Books).

21 comments:

P. M. Doolan said...

Fantastic! Congrats,

Angela France said...

WooHoo! Well done you :o)

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Thanks so much! Well done my publishers for sending it in!

Tania Hershman said...

Whoo-hoo!

Totalfeckineejit said...

goodly news aplenty.well done.

eimearryan said...

Woop woop! Go Nude/Nuala! (That's a vital forward slash, right there.)

Anna May said...

You are a star, Nuala - I wish you truckloads of luck!

Anna May x

Rachel Fenton said...

Brilliant!!! Weeeeehooooo!
Congratulations and super well done.

Fingers and tootsies crossed for you!

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Thanks all.
I mustn't get too excited. David Constantine is on the list. DAVID CONSTANTINE!!!!!!!

OSLO said...

Fantastic news Nuala. Well done!

Miss_Úna said...

Brilliant!! Good old Salt & you. They just got in a new print of Nude & they have excellent customer service, keeping me posted about my order.
I had a look at the prizes for this comp WOW WEEE!!
Come on Nude for the shortlist!!

Titus said...

Congratulations, and best of luck.
I really enjoyed the book.

Sarah Hilary said...

Congratulatioms, Nuala! Everything crossed for you.

BarbaraS said...

This is brilliant news, N, well done. Look at all dem names you're up with? Fingies crossed :)

Kar said...

Congrats Nu!!!! and very best of luck X X X

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Thanks a million, all. Trying not to get too excited!

chiccoreal said...

Knew Nude would "do it"! Way to go!

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Thanks Chicoreal ;)

Liz said...

Congratulations, Nuala, how exciting for you...everything duly crossed. ; )

Emerging Writer said...

Congrats. That's some great company you're in

WOMEN RULE WRITER said...

Ta, Kate. AL Goddamn Kennedy - meep!