We’ve just heard some very exciting news: Angela Readman has just won this year’s Costa Short Story Award on Tuesday 28th January 2014.
Readman’s collection, with the working title Don’t Try This At Home, will be published by And Other Stories in the spring of 2015. You can read or listen to Readman’s story, The Keeper of the Jackalopes, and the other five finalists over at the the Costa Awards site.
Readman tweeted her excitement on the night:
Holy Coffee cups, Batman- I WON the Costa Short Story Award! Congratulations everyone who was short listed, & thank you everyone who voted!!
We absolutely love the whole collection, which we are just starting to edit. You can read more about it here.
Costa Award’s official press release about Readman’s win is available here.