21/02/2012

Eliza Robertson shortlisted for Willesden Herald Prize

Eliza Robertson
Current UEA student Eliza Robertson has been shortlisted for the Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize, which is this year being judged by Roddy Doyle. The winner will be announced in March and all ten shortlisted stories will be published in ‘New Short Stories 6’. Eliza (pictured) graduated with distinction from the Creative Writing programme at the University of Victoria in Canada and joined the UEA Creative Writing MA this year as the recipient of the Booker Foundation scholarship. Her stories have won fiction contests in The Malahat Review, PRISM International and The Fiddlehead, and have been shortlisted for the McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and the National Magazine Awards.

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