Bristol Prize

2008 BSSP shortlist announced

May 26, 2008   screenbeetle

The 20 stories chosen for this year’s shortlist are below. Many congratulations to all the authors who have made it to this stage of the competition. These stories will be featured in our Anthology which will be launched at the Awards Ceremony on June 28th. All the authors will be invited to the Ceremony for the launch and also the announcement of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes.

The judges had an agonising task in selecting the 20 finalists- the quality of the entries received was extremely high and there was huge variety in both the styles and themes of the entries.

The stories are listed alphabetically by author :

Facing Up To Things- Susan Akass
The Loi Krathong- Irene Black
The Boys Guide to Winning: No.1 – Hide and Seek  – Catherine Chanter
Hunters and Gatherers- Sue Coffey
The Cobblestones Sparkle- Anthony Howcroft
The Goddaughter- Michael Karwowski
Life Sucks- Fran Landsman
Virtue In Danger- Nick Law
Ground- Miranda Lewis
The River – Rebecca LLoyd
Killing Me Quietly- Dominica McGowan
Intervention- Charlotte Mabey
A Peddler of Sorts – Ian Madden
Burying The Presidents – Ian Millsted
Angel and Assassin – Derek Sellen
Unfinished Business- Lee Taylor
Tuesday Night- Alan Toyne
Going Down Brean- Rebecca Watts
The Close – Tim Weaver
Floating On By – Joel Willans

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