We announce the winner of the sixth edition of our annual short story prize for unpublished writers. Celebrate with us at SET, Dalston.
The winner will be announced at 7.30pm.
17 May 2018 / 19.00 / Entry is free.
The winning writer is awarded £2,500. Their story will be published in the subsequent print issue of The White Review. The shortlist will be announced on 18 April.
This year’s prize is judged by Chloe Aridjis, Sam Byers, Zeljka Marosevic, Anne Meadows and Sophie Scard. We are delighted that this year, the prize is supported by United Agents.
Chloe Aridjis is a Mexican writer based in London. Her first novel, Book of Clouds, won the Prix du Premier Roman Etranger in France and her second novel, Asunder, is set in the National Gallery. Her third novel, Sea Monsters, will come out in early 2019. She also writes for art journals and was co-curator of the Leonora Carrington exhibition at Tate Liverpool. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014.
Sam Byers is the author of Idiopathy, which was published in 2013. His work has been translated into ten languages and his writing has appeared in Granta, The New York Times, The Spectator, and The Times Literary Supplement. Idiopathy was included on the Waterstones 11 list of debut novels to watch out for; shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize and the Desmond Elliot Prize; and won a Betty Trask Award. His next novel, Perfidious Albion, will be published in 2018.
Zeljka Marosevic is Co-Editor of The White Review, and Co-Publisher of Daunt Books.
Anne Meadows is commissioning editor at Granta and Portobello Books.
Sophie Scard is an Associate Agent at United Agents.