The BBC National Short Story Award

The BBC National Short Story Award

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The BBC National Short Story Award is one of the largest awards for a single short story, with the winning author receiving GBP15,000. The shortlist of five leading authors will be announced on Radio 4's Front Row programme on November 27th 2009 and each of the five short-listed stories will then be broadcast during a week-long celebration of the short story on Radio 4. The winner will be announced by singer-songwriter Will Young at an awards ceremony on 7th December, to be covered live on the Front Row and News 24 that evening: expect noisy media coverage. This year's panel of judges will be: singer-songwriter Will Young, broadcaster and journalist Tom Sutcliffe, author Dame Margaret Drabble, Orange Prize winner Helen Dunmore and BBC Radio 4's editor Di Speirs.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 115 x 178 x 10mm | 100g
  • Short Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1906021872
  • 9781906021870
  • 1,329,313

About Cecily Gayford

BBC RADIO 4 is the world's biggest single commissioner of short stories. Short stories are broadcast every week attracting more than a million listeners. Booktrust is an independent charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to engage with books. The written word underpins all our activity and enables us to fulfil our vision of inspiring a lifelong love of books for all.show more

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