Huge congratulations to Stephen Narain who has won the 2020 Bristol Short Story Prize for his story, What In Me Is Dark Illumine.
Stephen, who is based in Orlando, Florida, was announced as the winner by judging panel chair, Billy Kahora, at our online awards ceremony yesterday. Tehila Lieberman won second prize and Faiza Hasan was awarded third prize.
The top three plus the other 17 shortlisted stories are available in our new collection, Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 13 published by Tangent Books. To order a copy, visit: https://www.tangentbooks.co.uk/shop/bristol-short-story-prize-volume-13
Joe Wedgbury won the Sansom Award for Bristol writers with his story, A Lady on the ‘Dog. It will be published in the November print edition of Bristol 24/7 magazine.
Lots more soon, including an interview with this year’s champ, Stephen Narain.
Photo credit: Michael Kreiser