Shortlist Announcement – BSSA 2016

Huge congratulations to all writers whose stories made the shortlist. They were some very strong contenders and this year twenty stories have been selected.

2016 Bath Short Story Award Shortlist
Story Title Author
A Marriage of Convenience Kathy Stevens
Almost Home Barry McKinley
Blessing Bunmi Ogunsiji
Braces Nick Werber
Comfort Cherise Saywell
Dancing Turtle Thomas Atkinson
Dandelion and Roses Christina Sanders
Feather Your Nest Anne O’Brien
I Dare You Eileen Merriman
Light like you Sara Collins
Mrs. Li William Pei Shih
Say you Sara Collins
Searching for Silver Darlings Jacky Taylor
The Azalea Tree Fflur Dafydd
The Earth on the Way Down Margaret Dolley
The Purple File Kerry Hood
Though the Waves Toss Rhiannon Bull
We Were Curious About Boys Ingrid Jendzrejewski
White Flags Rupert Dastur
Who said the river was red Alison Powell