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The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award Longlist 2012

Hot on the heels of the longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize (for UK short story collections) comes the rather longer longlist for the €25,000 Frank O’Connor International … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 4 Comments

2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Shortlist

More congratulations are in order – to the six short story collection shortlisted for the seventh Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, three of whom are Short Review authors, I’m … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

2011 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize Longlist

The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize has just announced its longlisted short story collections. As ever, it is a great list to start with if you’re looking for some … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Edge Hill Winners and Frank O’Connor shortlist

It was a win for the TV writers at the 2010 Edge Hill Short Story Prize ceremony this year: Jeremy Dyson, co-creator of The League of Gentlemen, scooped the main … Continue reading

July 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Cork City – Frank O’Connor Short Story Award Longlist

Here’s the longlist of short story collections for the 2010 Cork City – Frank O’Connor Short Story Award, now in its sixth year. Say the organisers: “The longlist is almost … Continue reading

April 27, 2010 · 6 Comments

Simon Van Booy Wins 2009 Frank O’Connor award and Chris Beckett gets a two-novel deal

Congratulations to Simon Van Booy who is this year’s winner of the 35,000 Euro Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for his collection, Love Begins in Winter! We will be … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

Frank O’Connor Longlist 2009

Hot on the heels of last week’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist comes the list of short story collections longlisted for the 2009 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award … Continue reading

May 13, 2009 · 13 Comments