Hi all, I managed to make the CBC Short Story Prize longlist this year. The 33 longlisted entries out of the 3000 submissions are located here: https://www.cbc.ca/1.5970008. My individual page is here: https://www.cbc.ca/books/literaryprizes/titan-arum-by-trent-lewin-1.5976780 This is my third straight year being longlisted. Feeling awfully humbled and a little overwhelmed. But really happy. If you’d like to […]
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.
Have you ever wondered how long it takes to read a 1,500 word short story? Apparently, 8 minutes and 19 seconds. Below is a radio station’s reading of one of my short stories, the one that was short-listed for the CBC’s short story prize last year. It’s called Saad Steps Out. If you have a […]
Hi all. Made the short-list for CBC’s short story prize – grand prize winner to be announced later in March. You can read the story, see a photo!, and read a short interview here: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/2014/03/2014-cbc-short-story-prize-the-finalists.html I think there’s a voting mechanism, so if you like the story and are of a mind… I’d highly appreciate […]