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The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award Shortlist Collection 2019 Published Today

As sponsor of the 2019 Award, Audible – the world’s leading provider of spoken word entertainment – will produce an audio anthology of the shortlisted stories, to be released today, Friday 13th September, in full and exclusively at www.audible.co.uk. This is the first time that the shortlist will be available in audio, ensuring that the shortlisted stories will reach millions of new listeners.

The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award Shortlist Collection 2019” is available free to Audible members and free with a 30-day Audible trial at www.audible.co.uk. The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award Shortlist Collection 2019 joins a host of critically-acclaimed, original short stories released by Audible in recent months. Other notable highlights include The Collectors written by Philip Pullman (AudioFile: “Pullman's brief story is a little marvel, and so is [Bill] Nighy's reading”); Hag, a short story collection featuring works by Daisy Johnson, Eimear McBride and Emma Glass amongst others (Observer: “Simply and beautifully executed”); and Bard, Jali and Skald, three short story collections featuring works by Sophie Hannah, Joanne Harris, Chris Beckett, Ben Okri, Sarah Hall and Nikesh Shukla amongst others (Sunday Times: “Beautifully read by well-chosen voices,” Glamour: “The ancient art of storytelling, updated”).

Narrators for The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award Shortlist Collection 2019 include Stephen Hogan (A Partial List Of The Saved), Damian Lynch (All The Poems Contained Within Will Mean Everything To Everyone), Nicholas Osmond (Comme), Melanie McHugh (In Silhouette), Patrick Moy (The Coast Of Leitrim) and Peter Marinker (What Can You Do With A General).


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