The 2007 National Short Story Prize


Story NewsThe shortlist for the 2007 National Short Story Prize is imminent.

The shortlist will be announced on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme and online at www.theshortstory.org.uk on April 13. Each of the shortlisted stories will be read on Radio 4 at 3.30 pm from April 16 to April 19.

The Prize is the largest award for a single short story in the world and is being funded by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and supported by BBC Radio 4, who will broadcast the shortlisted stories, and Prospect Magazine, who will publish the winning story in May 2007.

The winning story will be awarded £15,000 while the runner-up will receive £3,000. The three other shortlisted stories will receive £500 each.

For more details on the prize and on the campaign to campaign to increase the profile and presence of the short story, visit story or email the Story Team.

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