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Finalists Announced for UK Short Story Prize

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LONDON (AP) - Established novelists Hilary Mantel and Gerad Woodward have been shortlisted with four other writers for a British short story prize.

The nominees for The Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award also include American Anthony Doerr, Chinese-American Yiyun Li, and Britons Will Cohu and Roshi Fernando.

The award - judged by writers including AS Byatt and Will Self - is worth 30,000 pounds ($48,245), and is billed as the most valuable prize for short stories in the world.

The winner will be announced at an awards dinner on April 8.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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