Shelley Day has been named the winner of the 2020 Edge Hill Prize for her debut collection, What Are You Like. Ruby Cowling won the Readers’ Choice Prize for another debut collection, This Paradise.
The Edge Hill Prize 2020 for a published short story collection from the UK or Ireland has just been announced. £10,000 will be awarded to the winner in November. The collections are:
- Paris Syndrome by Lucy Sweeney Byrne (Banshee Press)
- This Paradise by Ruby Cowling (Boiler House Press)
- What Are You Like by Shelley Day (Postbox Press)
- Sudden Traveller by Sarah Hall (Faber)
- This Way to Departures by Linda Mannheim (Influx Press)