Saturday, 20 April 2013


I'm thrilled to be on the 2013 THRESHOLDS International Feature Writing Competition longlist. Congrats to my writing pals Tom Vowler, Carys Bray and Dan Powell who also feature.

From the Thresholds site:

'We would like to extend our hearty thanks to all those who entered this year’s competition. We also congratulate the following writers whose work has been selected for the 2013 THRESHOLDS Feature Writing Competition longlist. Look out for the shortlist results on The Forum next week, as well as a special post about this year’s competition.'


Julia Anderson: ‘The Orphan and the Mob’ by Julian Gough
Anna Arbiter: No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July
Carys Bray: We Recommend Adam Marek
Jason Clifton: Storm Warnings in a Purple Haze: Robert Stone’s Bear and his Daughter
Stephen Devereux: The Fall of the British Empire – Saki’s ‘The Lumber Room’
Stephen Devereux: Whistle– If You Dare! An exploration of M. R. James’s ‘Oh Whistle, And I’ll Come To You, My Lad’
Hugh Fulham-McQuillan: Julio Cortázar
Tracy Maylath: How to Read Lorrie Moore
Nuala Ní Chonchúir: A Trio of Irish Short Stories
Dan Powell: Stig Dagerman’s The Games of Night
Mike Smith: ‘The Little Farm’ by H.E.Bates
Tom Vowler: Touch by Graham Mort
Juliet West: ‘Miriam’ by Truman Capote

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