Congratulations to Gina Challen, whose debut short story collection, Chalk Tracks, has just been published by Valley Press. The collection features Magpie, Gina’s story which was shortlisted for the 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize,
The stories in Chalk Tracks are set in the landscape of the South Downs “where the chalk hills roll out to the sea, this incisive debut collection of short stories by Gina Challen explores the places where the familiar can become threatening.”
We wish Gina great success with the collection and hope it leads to lots of new readers experiencing her superb storytelling.
Gina Challen was shortlisted for the 2015 Bristol Short Story Prize. Her shortlisted story, Magpie, was published in the Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 8 by Tangent Books. For more information on the anthology, please visit https://www.tangentbooks.co.uk/bristol-short-story-prize/bristol-short-story-prize-volume-8.html