Tale inspired by keys in line for national award
A BOOK inspired by keys has been shortlisted for a national short story award.
If A Book Is Locked There’s Probably A Good Reason For That,
Don’t You Think? is one of five titles in the running for the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award.
Penned by the novelist and playwright Helen Oyeyemi, it is the final story from the prolific author’s 2016 collection about keys.
The other shortlisted books are Murmur by London author Will Eaves, The Waken by Scottish author Jenni Fagan, The Edge
Of The Shoal by Welsh writer Cynan Jones and The Collector by London-based Benjamin Markovits.
The winner will be announced on October 3.
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