Sunday, July 29, 2012
World’s richest prize for a short story, worth £30,000, launches today
Andrew O’Hagan, Lionel Shriver and Sarah Waters join Joanna Trollope and Andrew Holgate to judge the fourth Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award
A prestigious panel of judges has been announced for the world’s most valuable prize for a single short story. Novelist Joanna Trollope returns to the panel to judge the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award for the second consecutive year.
She will be joined by award-winning novelists Andrew O’Hagan, Lionel Shriver and Sarah Waters. Completing the line-up are Andrew Holgate, Literary Editor of The Sunday Times, and Matthew Evans, Chairman of EFG Private Bank and the non-voting Chair of Judges.
The submission process for the fourth Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award is now open. The deadline for submissions is 21 September 2012.
• 21 September 2012: deadline for submissions
• 20 January 2013: longlist announced
• 24 February 2013: shortlist announced
• 22 March 2013: winner announced at a special event at The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival