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Scott Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for Salt Publishing‘s 2011 Scott Prize for unpublished debut short story collections has been announced. Says Salt: “This prize forms part of Salt’s commitment to the short story and to our mission to discover and nurture new talent from around the English-speaking world.” The shortlist is:

Adam Prince (Knoxville, US): The Beautiful Wishes of Ugly Men
Andrea Ashworth (Lancashire, UK): Somewhere Else, or Even Here
Cassandra Parkin (E. Yorks, UK): New World Fairy Tales
Guy Ware (London, UK): Witness Protection
John Haggerty (CA, US): The Other Half of Graceland
Jonathan Pinnock (St Albans, UK): Dot (.), Dash (-)
Julie Mayhew (Herts, UK): A Little Death
Michael Downs (Baltimore, US): The Greatest Show
Nicole Reid (IN, US): If You Must Know
Virginia Gilbert (Dublin, Ireland): Abroad

Many congratulations to all the shortlisted authors! Winners will be announced in April and The Short Review looks forward to reviewing the winning collections when they are published.

One comment on “Scott Prize shortlist announced

  1. Vanessa Gebbie
    March 1, 2011

    My goodness – so many good wishes to all on this list – proud to see several friends there!


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