Author Constantia Soteriou has won the 2019 world Commonwealth Prize in short stories. Lina Protopapa’s English edition is the first translation to win.
An all-female group of five geographical regional winners are named today (May 9 ) in this year’s Commonwealth Short Story Prize program.
Sixteen of the British Commonwealth’s 53 nations are represented in this year’s shortlists for the regionally defined Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
The 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize winner is Kevin Jared Hosein, a writer from Trinidad and Tobago who was also the prize’s Caribbean regional winner.
Taking on topics from mental illness to abortion, and from happiness to love, the Commonwealth Prize regional short story winners contend next for the overall award.