You won’t believe me, but I’m not real. Not a real human being. I’m a robot. An automaton. Trent Lewin is an anagram (try it, and you will see), and that name was always a hint that something was different about who I am – that in fact, I am no one. I never was. […]
Jamie is a midget – not really a midget, but close. This hasn’t hampered her life in the slightest, but she’s always aware of where she stands relative to everything around her: she’s constantly in a state of comparative analysis, assessing objects as they relate to her stature. Some are three-times-Jamie; others are half-Jamie […]
This is pretty neat, a short-list for an international writing competition: 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Shortlist 4000 entries from 47 countries, and 26 stories on the shortlist (including mine). Kind of blown away, to be honest.