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Best British Short Stories 2022 Nicholas Royle

Best British Short Stories 2022 By Nicholas Royle

Best British Short Stories 2022 by Nicholas Royle


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Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere.

Best British Short Stories 2022 Summary

Best British Short Stories 2022 by Nicholas Royle

The nation's favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its twelfth year.

Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover - or, more accurately, by its title. This critically acclaimed series aims to reprint the best short stories published in the previous calendar year by British writers, whether based in the UK or elsewhere. The editor's brief is wide ranging, covering anthologies, collections, magazines, newspapers and web sites, looking for the best of the bunch to reprint all in one volume.

About Nicholas Royle

Nicholas Royle has published four collections of short fiction: Mortality (Serpent's Tail), Ornithology (Confingo Publishing), The Dummy & Other Uncanny Stories (Swan River Press) and London Gothic (Confingo Publishing). He is also the author of seven novels, most recently First Novel (Vintage), and a collaboration with artist David Gledhill, In Camera (Negative Press London). He has edited more than two dozen anthologies, including eleven earlier volumes of Best British Short Stories. He runs Nightjar Press, which publishes original short stories as signed, limited-edition chapbooks. His most recent book is White Spines: Confessions of a Book Collector (Salt Publishing) and forthcoming is another short story collection, Manchester Uncanny (Confingo Publishing). RZ Baschir is the 2021 winner of the White Review Short Story Prize, and 2022 winner of the PEN/Robert J Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Her writing has appeared in White Review and London Magazine. She lives in London and is currently working on a short story collection exploring the themes of witchcraft, body horror, and the relationships between waking and dream life. Sean Padraic Birnie is a writer and photographer from Brighton. His debut collection of short stories, I Would Haunt You If I Could, was published by Undertow Publications in 2021. His work has appeared in venues such as Black Static, Litro, BFS Horizons, The Dark, and Shadows & Tall Trees. For more information, see seanbirnie.com. Christopher Burns is the author of six novels - Snakewrist, The Flint Bed, In the Houses of the West, The Condition of Ice, Dust Raising and A Division of the Light - and a short story collection, About the Body. He lives in Whitehaven, West Cumbria. Neil Campbell is a short story writer, novelist and poet. From Manchester, England, he has appeared three times in the annual anthology of Best British Short Stories (2012/2015/2016). He has published four collections of short fiction, two novels, two poetry chapbooks and one poetry collection, as well as appearing in numerous magazines and anthologies. Leon Craig's debut short story collection Parallel Hells was published by Sceptre Books in February 2022. She has written for White Review, TLS, London Magazine and Mslexia, among others. @Leon_C_C Mona Dash is an award-winning writer and author of three works of fiction and poetry, including Let Us Look Elsewhere (Dahlia Books, UK). Her memoir A Roll of the Dice: a story of loss, love and genetics (Linen Press, UK) won the Eyelands International Book Award. She has been listed, placed or won numerous short story contests, notably Bristol, Bath, Fish and Asian Short Story, and been published in more than 25 anthologies. Her short story 'Twenty-Five Years' was commissioned by BBC Radio 4. She has a Masters In Creative Writing (with distinction) and also works as a technology sales leader. She lives in London. David Frankel was born in Salford. His short stories have been published by Nightjar Press, Unthology, New Short Stories, Structo, Under the Radar, and London Magazine among others. He has been shortlisted in competitions including the Bristol Prize, the Bridport Prize, the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award, and the Fish Memoir Prize. He also writes nonfiction which has been published in various journals and publications. Uschi Gatward was born in Mile End, London. Her debut collection, English Magic, is published by Galley Beggar Press. Her stories have appeared in the anthologies Best British Short Stories 2015 and 2021 (Salt) and Resist: Stories of Uprising (Comma Press). They have been published widely in magazines including Dublin Review, Wasafiri and White Review. She died in 2021. Rosanna Hildyard is an editor and writer from North Yorkshire. She is a Barbican Young Poet and an alumna of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. Her poetry has been published in PERVERSE, Banshee and Modern Poetry in Translation. Her short stories have been shortlisted for the Benedict Kiely Short Story Competition and come second in the Brick Lane Short Story Prize. Her short collection, Slaughter (Broken Sleep Books), from which 'Offcomers' is taken, was long-listed for the Edge Hill Prize 2021. Edward Hogan was born in Derby in 1980 and now lives in Brighton. He is a graduate of the MA creative writing course at UEA and a recipient of the David Higham Award. He is the author of three novels: Blackmoor, which won the Desmond Elliott Prize, The Hunger Trace and The Electric. He now writes short stories. 'Single Sit' won the 2020/21 Galley Beggar Press Short Story Prize. Alice M is the pseudonym of a writer and painter who lives in east London and is working on a debut novel. 'Sarcophagus' is Alice M's first published short story. Paul McQuade is an award-winning writer and translator from Glasgow. His work was shortlisted for the 2015 White Review Prize, the 2015 Bridport Prize, and has been included in Best of British Fantasy 2018 (NewCon Publishing) and Best British Short Stories 2019 (Salt). He was the recipient of the 2014 Sceptre Prize for New Writing, the 2015 Masters Review Short Story Award, and the 2017 Austrian Cultural Forum Writing Prize. He is the co-author (with Kirsty Logan) of Hometown Tales: Glasgow. Sophie Mackintosh was born in South Wales in 1988, and is currently based in London. Her fiction, essays and poetry have been published by Granta, White Review, New York Times and Stinging Fly, among others. Her debut novel, The Water Cure, was nominated for the 2018 Man Booker Prize, and her second novel Blue Ticket was published in 2020. Her third novel, Cursed Bread, is forthcoming in 2023. Sonya Moor is a French and British writer of short fiction, who previously published under the pen name PV Wolseley. She has a BA in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art and an MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University. She lives and works in Paris. Ben Pester's debut short story collection Am I in the Right Place? was published in 2021 by Boiler House Press and was long-listed for the 2022 Edge Hill Prize. His work has appeared in London Magazine, INQUE, Granta, Hotel, Five Dials and elsewhere. When not writing fiction, he is a technical writer. He lives with his family in North London. Max Porter is the author of three novels. His fourth, Shy, will be published by Faber & Faber in Spring 2023. His work has been translated into thirty languages. Sara Sherwood is a writer based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Her short stories have been featured in Dear Damsels' anthology Let Me Know When You're Home: Stories of Female Friendship and Test Signal: Northern Anthology of New Writing published by Dead Ink and Bloomsbury. Her short story 'Likes' was also Highly Commended in the Bridport Prize in 2018. She has an MA in Creative Writing from the Manchester Writing School and teaches creative writing workshops in West Yorkshire. Twitter: @sarasherwood. Instagram: @sarasherwood Chris Vaughan is a writer and artist from Whitstable. His stories and essays have appeared in Ambit, Galaxy Brain, The Lifted Brow, Epiphany Magazine, Philosophy Now, Bright Lights Film Journal and elsewhere. His collages have also been published in a variety of magazines, including Big Other and Ambit Pop. Tony White's latest novel The Fountain in the Forest is published by Faber and Faber. He is the author of five previous novels including Foxy-T and Shackleton's Man Goes South, the non-fiction title Another Fool in the Balkans and numerous short stories. A frequent collaborator with artists and musicians, he is editor and publisher of the artists' book series Piece of Paper Press, founded in 1994. Will Wiles was born in India in 1978. He is the author of three literary novels, Care of Wooden Floors (Fourth Estate, 2012), The Way Inn (Fourth Estate, 2014), and Plume (Fourth Estate, 2019). Care of Wooden Floors was a Waterstones 11 pick and won a Betty Trask award. He is also the author of fantasy novel The Last Blade Priest, under the name WP Wiles, which was published by Angry Robot in July 2022.

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GOR013038975
9781784632489
1784632481
Best British Short Stories 2022 by Nicholas Royle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Salt Publishing
2022-11-15
288
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