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DW Wilson is youngest winner of BBC Short Story prize

27 September 2011 Last updated at 13:26 BST

Canadian writer DW Wilson has been named winner of the BBC National Short Story Award, the youngest recipient in the prize's history.

The 26-year-old was presented with £15,000 for his story The Dead Roads at a ceremony in London, which was broadcast live on Radio 4's Front Row.

His story was chosen from more than 450 entries that were whittled down into the five-strong shortlist.