Monday, 17 March 2014

Fish Short Story Prize: Results



Claire Kilroy, Short Story Prize judge, has chosen the ten short stories for inclusion in the 2014 Fish Anthology.


WINNER:

Taylor Keith by David Butler


SECOND:

The Nod by Barry Troy


THIRD:

Horse Latitudes by Aongus Murtagh


HONORARY MENTIONS:

A Paper Husband by Georgina Eddison


Gomorrah Shade by Michael Crossan


The Crane by Sarah Quigley


The Words by Simon Cornish


Two’d up by Ann Jolly


Venom by Oana Aristide


Whenever I Close my Eyes by James Heaney


From all of the Readers and Editors at Fish, congratulations to these ten writers, and to the many more who made the shortlist (83) and the longlist (389). There were 1,560 submissions to the Prize.


The 2014 Fish Anthology will be launched at the West Cork Literary Festival on Wed 9 July. It is an open event and all are welcome to attend. All of the writers who feature in the Anthology will be invited to read from their work.


The Prizes Are:

First €3,000

Second

:€300 and a week in residence at Anam Cara Writer's Retreat


Third: €300

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