Armando Celayo wins Salt Prize for Flash Fiction
‘If This Was A Love Story’ by UEA writer Armando Celayo has been selected as the winner of the inaugural Salt Prize for Best Individual Flash Fiction. The competition is international and worth £500 to the winner. Armando (pictured) graduated from UEA’s MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2010 and is currently completing a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing while working on his novel ‘For The Recovery of Lost Things’. He was last year selected as one of the winners of the Escalator writers’ mentoring scheme. Jenna Butler, who graduated from UEA’s MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2004, is one of the runners-up for the Salt Prize for Best Individual Poem, while Alistair Daniel, the 2005 Charles Pick Writing Fellow at UEA, is shortlisted for the Scott Prize for best short story collection.