Salt Publishing produce author profiles for each of the short-listed writers of The Scott Prize – this link has a short biography and five or six interview questions. It makes it all a little more exciting, I almost feel like a real writer.
The winners are announced some time in April, so until then I’ll just waste a lot of time thinking about the what if….
The Scott Prize for short story collections has short listed my collection, Between the Toes of the Cloven Hoof. The finalists will be announced in April and could mean publication in UK, USA and Australia! Either way the short listing is extremely exciting.
Julia Bohanna (England) – Ink Eyes
Carys Bray (England) – Sweet Home
Madeleine D’Arcy (Ireland) – Waiting for the Bullet and Other Stories
Rusty Dolleman (US) – Other People’s Kids
Sarah Faulkner (US) – American Heartbreaker
Maurice Gartshore (Scotland) – Mother Icarus
Otis Heschemeyer (US) – The Fantome of Fatma
Julie Mayhew (England) – End Of
Alison Moore (England) – A Small Window
Rob Roensch (US) – The Wild Flowers of Baltimore
Chris Smith (England) – Between the Toes of the Cloven Hoof
See the announcement here.
Short story, This is Oxford Road, has been shortlisted for the June 2010 Dark Tales short story contests:
June 30th Deadline
1st – Quickening by Anthony Murray
2nd – The End of Science by Raymond Little
3rd – The Affair by Fionna Barr
This is Oxford Road by Chris Smith
Samuel by Stephen McQuiggan