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 […]
Some Very Cool Recognition
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.
Audio Story – What I Sound Like When I’m Not Speaking
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 […]
CBC Short Story Prize
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 […]