Bristol Short Story Prize Longlist

I found out this afternoon that my story The Butterfly Effect has made it onto the longlist of the Bristol Short Story Prize. This is a big thing for me. Only the second time I’ve submitted to anything like this (last time was the Bridport in 2008) and it’s thrilling to see my name up here with other writers I know and whose work I admire – Elizabeth Baines, Valerie O’Riordan and Jon Pinnock. Congratulations to everyone who made the longlist. Anyway, enough excitement for one day! The shortlist’s announced on 7 June, until then it’s back to writing …

2 Replies to “Bristol Short Story Prize Longlist”

  1. kim mcgowan says:

    Well done and good luck, Diane! x


  2. cassieopie says:

    Thanks Kim, it was good to get this far, not thinking about the next stage 🙂


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