HNS Short Story Award 2014 – Short list announced

In alphabetical order by title, the 10 short listed stories are:

Cutthroat
Descent
Gift of the Bearcat
How can I keep from singing
Settling
Souvenirs from Kiev
The bloody fist
The house of wild beasts
Triumvirs
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** because the early phase of judging has taken longer than anticipated, the announcement of the winner may be later than the intended 1st July.

In alphabetical order by title, the 30 long listed stories are:

Aurora
Breaker boy
Brother Joe
Condemned to live
Cutthroat
Descent
Die Liebesbriefe
Firestorm
Flood
For altars and for homes
Gentlemen and players
Gentlemen in velvet
Gift of the Bearcat
Graceland
How can I keep from singing
How to cook a peacock
Jenny
Magda’s war
Pegasus
Settling
Souvenirs from Kiev
The bloody fist
The donkey’s birthday
The house of wild beasts
The laundress
The price of stockings
The spirit child
The visible dark
Triumvirs
V mail

This stage of the judging has taken longer than planned and may delay the eventual announcement of the winner. We will settle on a shortlist of 10 stories by Sunday 8th June when these stories will be forwarded to the final judges. As soon as we have a winner, we will let you know.