Three PEN SA Members Shortlisted for the 2016 Short Sharp Stories Awards

06 Jun 2016
Three PEN SA Members Shortlisted for the 2016 Short Sharp Stories Awards

The shortlist for the 2016 Short Sharp Stories Awards has been announced. Congratulations to the following three PEN SA members whose stories have made the shortlist:

  • “The Viewing Room” by Diane Awerbuck
  • “Jim Goes To Durban” by Anton Krueger and Pravasan Pillay
  • “Angel Heart” by Kobus Moolman

The theme for this year was “Die Laughing”. PEN SA member Joanne Hichens is the curator of the competition, which has previously produced anthologies including Bloody Satisfied, Adults Only and Incredible Journey. PEN SA members Ken Barris and Karina Szczurek are part of this year’s judging panel.

Update: New PEN SA member Stephen Symons has also been included on the shortlist for his story, “The Seduction Of Ozzie Stone”, as well as Fred Khumalo for “Learning A New Language”.

See the full shortlist on Books LIVE

(Image courtesy of Short Sharp Stories)

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