Sun­day Times EFG Short Story Award

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Court­ney Zoff­ness of New York City won the 2018 Sun­day Times EFG Short Story Award for her story “Peanuts Aren’t Nuts.” She re­ceived £30,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $41,300). The fi­nal­ists were Al­le­gra Good­man of Cam­bridge, Mas­sachusetts, for “F.A.Q.s;” Mi­randa July of Los An­ge­les for “The Metal Bowl;” Vic­tor Lodato of Ash­land, Ore­gon, and Tuc­son, Ari­zona, for “Her­man Melville, Vol­ume 1;” Molly McCloskey of Wash­ing­ton, D.C., for “Life on Earth;” and Cur­tis Sit­ten­feld of Saint Louis for “Do-Over.” They each re­ceived £1,000 (ap­prox­i­mately $1,300). Se­bas­tian Faulks, Petina Gap­pah, Tessa Hadley, An­drew Hol­gate, and Mark Law­son judged. The an­nual award is given for a short story by a writer from any­where in the world who has been pre­vi­ously pub­lished in the United King­dom. (SEE DEAD­LINES.) Sun­day Times EFG Short Story Award, c/o So­ci­ety of Au­thors, 84 Dray­ton Gar­dens, Lon­don, Eng­land, SW10 9SB.


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