"It is a wonderful selection that reflects the great talent of contemporary short story writers and emphasizes the fact that the short story is still alive and kicking today." Emma Young www.theshortreview.com --The Short Review
Original, exciting and innovative writing abounds in this collection of 20 irresistible short stories. Selected from more than 2,000 entries for the 2011 Bristol Short Story Prize, here are 20 superb writers illustrating not only their own talents but, also, the vast spectacle of the short story.
Ruth Brandt, Emily Bullock, Timothy Bunting, Ian Burton, John Fairweather, Niven Govinden, Eluned Gramich, Naomi Lever, Laura Lewis, Miha Mazzini, Paul O'Reilly, Nastasya Parker, Robert Perry, Philip St John, Genevieve Scott, Safia Shah, Melanie Whipman, Peter Winder, Laura Windley, Rachael Withers