The winner of the £10,000 Edge Hill Prize for a published short story collection will be announced at an award ceremony in London on Saturday November 3rd. The shortlisted authors are Tessa Hadley, Sarah Hall, Alison MacLeod, Tom Rachman and Leone Ross. There will be readings from all five collections: book your tickets at Waterstones Bookshop, Piccadilly.
Short Fiction in Theory and Practice 7.2 and 8.1 & 2 are all available now. 7.2 is a special issue on ‘Haunting in the Short Story’, with articles from the conference held at the University of Angers in 2015. The double issue 8. 1 & 2 contains articles from the ENSFR annual conference held at Edge Hill in 2016 on the theme ‘”Child of the Century”: Reading and Writing Short Fiction Across Media. It also contains an exclusive translation by Lyn Marven of a story by German writer Roman Ehrlich, and an interview with him by Lyn Marven and Andrew Plowright.
9.1, a general issue, is in preparation for early 2019.