06/04/2013

Jonathan Gibbs shortlisted for White Review Short Story Prize

Jonathan Gibbs

‘The Story I’m Thinking Of’ by UEA student Jonathan Gibbs has been shortlisted for the first annual White Review Short Story Prize.  Supported by the Jerwood Foundation, and worth £2,500 to the winner, the prize is judged by Booker-shortlisted author Deborah Levy, literary agent Karolina Sutton and editor Alex Bowler.  The winner will be announced on 25th April, and in addition to the cash prize the winning story will be published in The White Review.  Jonathan (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2009 and is currently completing his PhD in Creative and Critical Writing.  He teaches on the undergraduate programme at UEA, and is a regular reviewer of literary fiction for the Independent, the Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph and the TLS.

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