Category Archives: The Scott Prize

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Biography I was born in the West Midlands but growing up my parents moved a lot for work. Wherever we ended up living, they encouraged me to read by their example, through weekly visits to the local library, and with gifts of books. My habit of sitting …

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Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s International Scott Prize for Short Stories. Once again, we were overwhelmed by the standard of entries and drawing together a shortlist has been a long and arduous process involving careful consideration, …

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This is the sixth year of the Edge Hill Prize, and the end-of-June activities, co-ordinating the judging and getting ready for the award ceremony, are starting to feel as familiar as the last shopping days before Christmas. Several other short story pr …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, 30th April 2012 CROMER, UK (Salt Publishing) — We are delighted to announce that Carys Bray and Rob Roensch have won this year’s International Scott Prize for Short Stories. Both writers will be published in November 2012. …

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Biography My parents were professors of biochemistry so I decided to be a writer. I wrote my first story when I was thirteen, and after the teacher read it out loud in class, I began to take myself very seriously. I imagined the life of Hemingway. I ne …