Bristol Prize

2010 Shortlist Announced

June 7, 2010   Joe Melia

We are delighted to announce the 2010 Bristol Short Story Prize shortlist. We’re very excited to have the opportunity to publish these great stories – big congratulations to all the writers. The winning story will be announced at our awards ceremony on July 17th at Arnolfini arts centre in Bristol, this year’s anthology will, also, be launched on the night.

Many thanks to our judging panel whose conscientious and enthusiastic approach to the judging process has been fantastic and the care they took over each decision a real inspiration.


2010 Bristol Short Story Prize shortlist


Man Friday and the Sockball Championship– Mike Bonsall (Birmingham, England)

Two Girls Under an Apple Tree– Kate Brown ( Netherlands )

Marrakech– Darci Bysouth  (Scotland)

Struthio Camelus – Joanna Campbell  (Gloucestershire, England)

Signs of our Redemption – Tara Conklin (U.S.A.)

A Sense of Humour – Rik Gammack  (Saffron Walden, England)

Gardening – Rachel Howard (Brighton, England)

Conservation of Angular Momentum – Ashley Jacob  (Bath, England)

Wine at Breakfast – Claire King (France)

Only the Sure of Foot – Ian Madden (Scotland)

Mum’s the Word – Valerie O’Riordan  (Manchester, England)

The Meek Inherit – Nastasya Parker  (Gloucestershire, England)

rZr and Napoleon – Jonathan Pinnock  (St. Albans, England)

Spring Tide – Marli Roode  (London, England)

Born Not Made – Rachel Sargeant  (BFPO)

Ten Plastic Roses – Yana Stajno  (London, England)

An Experiment – Natasha Tripney (London, England)

Being Mother – Sherri Turner  (Thams Ditton, England)

Bitter Gourd Fruit – Ben Walker  (Bristol, England)

But Then Again, Maybe it is – Clare Wallace  (Cardiff, Wales)










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