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January 27, 2013

Sunday Times short story award longlist announced

sundaytimesshortstory | By Charlotte Williams

Booker Prize-winning Graham Swift and Orange Prize-winning Helen Dunmore are among the 16 writers to be longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award.

Ali Smith, Toby Litt, Mark Haddon and Adam Foulds are also among the longlisted names, with 12 of the 16 stories coming from UK-based authors.

Among the international authors on the longlist are American Claire Vaye Watkins and Philomena Kearney Byrne, as well as Belinda McKeon from Ireland and Pulitzer Prize-winning Dominican-American writer Junot Diaz.

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