2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize Long list

Organisers of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize, who are marking the tenth anniversary of the award this year, have revealed an exciting and eclectic longlist for 2016.

The Edge Hill Short Story Prize it is the only UK award that recognises excellence in a published collection of short stories and has attracted established names competing alongside relative newcomers for the £10,000 main prize, a £1,000 Readers’ Prize and an additional category worth £500 acknowledging rising talents on Edge Hill University’s own MA Creative Writing course.