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.
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.
The second-newest imprint in Amazon Publishing’s portfolio offers both audio and ebook editions of works brought together in thematic collections. The first was released during BookExpo in New York City.
For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award’s chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore’s ‘Inside the Wave’ poetry collection ‘a modern classic.’
‘Publishing needs new voices,’ says Julia Bell, project director of The Mechanics’ Institute Review, an anthology of short stories from Birkbeck University.
Now open for submissions, a short-story competition themed on Delhi is accepting English and Hindi works, in part to boost short-form work in India.
The winner of the £10,000 Caine Prize will be announced at an award ceremony and dinner at the Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, on July 4.