“The 2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize attracted nearly 4000 entries – a record number.
After an initial sift by a team of international readers, our judging panel, comprised of six acclaimed writers – Leila Aboulela, Fred D’Aguiar, Marina Endicott, Witi Ihimaera, Bina Shah and chair Romesh Gunesekera – have chosen the shortlist. Twenty-two stories from eleven countries around the world, they reflect the breadth and quality of writing in the Commonwealth today.
We will announce the five regional winners drawn from this shortlist on 28 April. In the meantime, you can read a passage from each of the 22 shortlisted stories…” Read More.