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My Writing Life: interview with Yiyun Li

Yiyun Li, one of the judges on this year’s Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award, shares details about her life as an author

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My Writing Life: interview with Curtis Sittenfeld

Q&A with Curtis Sittenfeld: “I try not to look at Twitter before or during writing time so as not to let current events or random bombast hijack my brain, and sometimes I succeed”

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Judges announced for The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2021

Romesh Gunesekera, Yiyun Li, David Mitchell, Curtis Sittenfeld and Andrew Holgate to judge the world’s richest short story prize

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Short story collections to keep on your reading radar

A round-up of exciting collections to look out for in the coming months

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It’s all about the endings!

Delve into the final paragraphs of all the stories to win The Sunday Times Short Story Award over the years

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Interview: Maggie O’Farrell

Maggie O’Farrell talks about her writing process, imposter syndrome and reading short stories to her seventeen-year-old son

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Catching up with our Short Story Award Alumni

As the submission deadline nears for this year’s competition, we take a look back at some of the Award’s most recent Alumni to see what they’ve been up to since they were shortlisted for the prize…will their achievements inspire you to enter?

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Niamh Campbell on why you should enter this year's Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award

"It is worth entering the competition, it is worth trying your luck and especially if you feel as though you don’t have a chance as I felt the same and I was proven very wrong. Best of luck to everybody"

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What makes a winning short story?

Delve into the opening paragraphs of all the stories to win The Sunday Times Short Story Award over the years

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November: short story low-down

Our round-up of the best short story news - plus, don't miss this year's award deadline

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