The short list for the Edge Hill Prize was announced today. The five finalists are:
John Burnside, Something Like Happy (Jonathan Cape)
Jaki McCarrick, The Scattering (Seren Books)
Bernie McGill, Sleepwalkers (Wittrick Press)
David Rose, Posthumous Stories (Salt)
Rachel Trezise, Cosmic Latte (Parthian)
Five outstanding and varied collections from writers I hugely admire. The overall winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on 3rd July.
For more information about the Edge Hill Prize and the finalists see here.