Walter Swan Short Story Prize 2017-18

In 2017, in partnership with the Walter Swan Trust, we launched the Walter Swan Short Story Prize 2017-18, a short story writing competition run by the Northern Short Story Festival and the Leeds Big Bookend.

We had over 300 entries from all over the UK and internationally.  Our judges, Anna Chilvers and Angela Readman had a tough job selecting just 20 to make the longlist and into the published Anthology, May You. This was then narrowed down to a shortlist of 6 from which our top 3 were announced at the May You launch event at the Leeds Library in May 2018.



May You (£9.99) is edited by SJ Bradley and published by Valley Press.



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