The Dig on Short Story Longlist
Cynan Jones joins prize-winning authors Ali Smith, Toby Litt, Mark Haddon, and Graham Swift in the running for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award.
As well as 12 British writers are Philomena Kearney Byrne and Belinda McKeon from Ireland, the American Claire Vaye Watkins, and Pulitzer Prize winning Dominican-American writer Junot Díaz.
The judges have narrowed their search for an outstanding story of up to 6,000 words from over 500 entries to a longlist of 16.
The shortlist will be announced on 24th February.
You can read The Dig here.