Bristol Prize

BSSP Anthology Volume 3

These outstanding stories from the 2010 Bristol Short Story Prize will provoke, stimulate, move, amuse, unsettle, and entertain. From writers around the world here is an unforgettable anthology showing the wonders short fiction can conjure up.


“I would urge anyone who is planning on entering a competition this year to buy, beg, steal, or borrow a copy of this fantastic anthology. Not because it will put you off entering, but because this collection is likely to inspire you.” A.J. Kirby The Short Review 

“The quality’s really, really high. It’s an excellent collection – as varied in its content as it is good, and I’d recommend reading it.” —Nik Perring, author of Not So Perfect (Roast Books 2010)

“A dazzling assortment of stories, of all shapes and sizes, voices and settings, which provoke, entertain and simply refuse to vanish after you ve read the last sentence.” —Tania Hershman , author of The White Road and Other Stories (Salt Publishing 2009), commended in the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers

Featuring stories by: Mike Bonsall, Kate Brown, Darci Bysouth, Joanna Campbell, Tara Conklin, Rik Gammack, Rachel Howard, Ashley Jacob, Claire King, Ian Madden, Valerie O Riordan, Nastasya Parker, Jonathan Pinnock, Marli Roode, Rachel Sargeant, Yana Stajno, Natasha Tripney, Sherri Turner, Ben Walker, and Clare Wallace

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The wonderful cover was designed by Gaby Selby, a 2010 graduate of the Illustration degree course at the University of the West of England in Bristol.