A separate competition from the main category and overall award, the Costa Book Awards Short Story program uses public voting to choose its winner.
The £30,000 award for writers 39 and younger is scheduled to produce a longlist by January 24 and a shortlist on April 7, the winner to be named May 14.
Jonas Eika and Kristin Roskifte have been awarded the Nordic Council’s book prizes for this year. Separately, Greta Thunberg declined the environment prize.
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.
A political science professor at Montreal’s McGill University wins the grand prize in the CBC’s Short Story awards cycle for 2019, with a work that includes immigration and questions of duty in its narrative.
Sixteen of the British Commonwealth’s 53 nations are represented in this year’s shortlists for the regionally defined Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Taking free promotions beyond the “Micro Monday’ push-notification stage, Serial Box rolls out a day-long series of ‘Exquisite Corpse’ installments on Friday.
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.
Serial Box launches today its new ‘Micro Mondays’ notification-sized short stories on the app, which is available to iOS users.