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Promoting & celebrating the excellence of the modern short story

The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award is the richest prize for a single short story in the English language, worth £30,000 to the winner. The award is open to any novelist or short story writer from around the world who is published in the UK.

2012 winner

Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry takes the top spot with 'Beer Trip to Llandudno'

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A look back at the 2011 winner


Anthony Doerr took the top spot with their story 'The Deep'

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