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Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 8

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Since its launch in 2007, the Bristol Short Story Prize has become one of the leading competitions for the genre. This outstanding collection features the 20 shortlisted authors from around the world in the 2015 Prize. All work is previously unpublished.
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A striking collection of fearless and captivating writing that unveils the soaring skills of 20 superb writers. Here are the 20 stand out writers and stories selected from 2,400 entries to the 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize.

The Bristol Short Story Prize is an annual, international writing competition based in the city of Bristol, U.K. The BSSP publishes 20 stories every year and presents cash prizes to the 20 writers published. The winners are announced at an annual awards ceremony.

1st Prize: A Week on the Water by Brent van Staalduinen

2nd Prize: Between the Pickles by J.R. McConvey

3rd Prize: Birthday Bones by Magdalena McGuire


The Plait - Michael Bird

A Tough New Policy at the Food Pantry - Lisa K Buchanan

Magpie - Gina Challen

Justice - Florence Delaney

Just After We Stopped Talking - Chris Edwards-Pritchard

The River of Running Sand - Jane Eaton Hamilton

Airtight - Mark Illis

Stafford Street - Riona Judge McCormack

The Ice Ages - Paul McMichael

Black Lines - Fiona Mitchell

House of Doors - P.K. Read

Dance of the Light Deprived Children - Derek Routledge

Marbles - Penny Simpson

The Changeling - Emma Staughton

Flowers - Emma Timpany

Natural Order - Alison Wray

The Zoo - Jeremy Charles Yang


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