BBC National Short Story Award
Stories shortlisted for the National Short Story Award
The 2013 shortlisted stories
BBC National Short Story Award 2013
The BBC National Short Story Award 2013 is now closed to submissions. Mariella Frostrup will chair the judging panel for the Award, one of the most prestigious for a single short story, with the winning author receiving £15,000, the runner-up £3,000 and three further shortlisted authors £500 each.
The judges are:
• Mariella Frostrup, journalist, television presenter and arts critic
• Novelist and short story writer, Mohsin Hamid
• Arvon tutor, novelist and short story writer, Peter Hobbs
• Deborah Moggach, screenwriter, novelist and short story writer
• Editor of Readings, BBC Radio, Di Speirs
The Award is was open for submissions from publishers, agents and published authors from the UK. The closing date for entries was 11 March 2013 at 10am.
The shortlist will be announced on Friday 20 September with each of the five stories broadcast on BBC Radio 4 the following week. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 8 October. As in previous years, the five stories will also be published in a special anthology and be available for free audio download.
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