We’re delighted to announce this year’s shortlist of 6 stories for The Leicester Writes Short Story Prize. The shortlist was chosen from 20 exceptional stories on this year’s longlist by our fantastic judging panel, including writers Rebecca Burns, Selma Carvalho and Mark Newman.
Stories on this year’s shortlist include (in alphabetical order):
Dissolution by Dan Powell
Not Entirely True by Alison Woodhouse
Required Reading by Laura Blake
Swimming Against the Tide by Claire Sheret
The Reddifers by Peter Hankins
The Taste of Sugar by Joe Bedford
Shortlisted stories will now go through to the final round of judging.
The winner will be announced by mid-June.