BSSA 2023 short list

Many congratulations to the 20 writers who have reached the shortlist in our 2023 Award. The stories are now with our judge, Farhana Shaikh, You are welcome to share that you are shortlisted on social media and elsewhere, but as judging is still in process, we ask you not to link your name with your story. Thank you. Results out early next month.

2023 Bath Short Story Award Shiort List
Best in the Living World tba
Breathwork tba
Catawba Headlock tba
Dad is Online tba
He’ll Take Good Care of Her tba
Inhale tba
Kalon Kakon tba
Manifesto tba
Morning on the Lake tba
Onion Dog tba
Please Hold tba
Red is the Ruling Colour tba
Table for 3 tba
The Body tba
The Language of Remembering tba
The Lensing Light tba
The Owl Tamer tba
The Root of the Tongue is Buried in the Earth tba
Watching the Rotorangi Girls tba
Why We Don’t Talk About Trumpets tba