Head Land: 10 Years of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize

Head Land: 10 Years of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize

by Rodge Glass (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910449387
Publisher: Freight Books
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Rodge Glass is the author of Love Sex Travel Music.

Table of Contents

Introduction Rodge Glass 1

A Priest in the Family Colm Tóibín 1

The Rainbow Nicholas Royle 15

The Flints of Memory Lane Neil Gaiman 21

An Italian Child Tamar Yellin 25

Close to the Water's Edge Claire Keegan 31

Monsters Chris Beckett 39

True Short Story Ali Smith 53

Michael Jeremy Dyson 61

Vanish A.L. Kennedy 79

George Cheney's Moustache Robert Shearman 95

The Lesson Graham Mort 107

Diary of an Interesting Year Helen Simpson 119

There Are New Birthdays Now Tom Vowler 129

Married Love Tessa Hadley 139

Vuotjärvi Sarah Hall 153

These Words Are No More Than a Story About a Woman on a Bus Zoe Lambert 163

Wifey Redux Kevin Barry 171

Everything a Parent Needs to Know Carys Bray 185

The Stone Thrower Adam Marek 193

Wires Jon McGregor 197

The Deer Larder John Burnside 209

Hard as Nails Rachel Trezise 223

The Fox and the Placenta Madeleine D'Arcy 235

The Redemption of Galen Pike Carys Davies 243

The Scenario Kirsty Gunn 255

The Dowager of Bees China Miéville 265

Scropton, Sudbury, Marchington, Uttoxeter Jessie Greengrass 279

Contributors' Biographies 287

Credits 295

Acknowledgements 299

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