Gráinne Murphy has been longlisted for the prestigious Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award for her story Further West.
Gráinne is one of 16 writers longlisted out of almost 1000 eligible entries, for the prize which is the world’s richest and most prestigious prize for a single short story. The prize prides itself – through the blind reading undertaken by its judges – on discovering and promoting new and emerging writers.
The shortlist will be announced in June, and the winner in July 2021.
Gráinne Murphy is the author of Where the Edge Is, about a terrible bus accident in a sleepy town in rural Ireland. Her second novel, The Ghostlights, will be published in September 2021.