01/06/2014

Katy Darby and Jon Stone win Saboteur Awards

Two UEA alumni are among the winners of this year’s Saboteur awards. Katy Darby, who graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2006, was the winner in the ‘Best Anthology’ category, along with her co-editor Cherry Potts, for ‘Weird Lies’ published by Arachne Press. Katy (pictured) was also successful for her work as a founding organizer of the Liars’ League series of live literature events, which won Best Regular Spoken Word Night. Jon Stone, who graduated from the BA in English Literature and Creative Writing in 2004, was the winner along with Kirsten Irving in the Best Collaborative Work category for ‘Riotous’, published by Sidekick Books. The Saboteur awards are organized by the website Sabotage, which supports small presses, poetry and fiction magazines, online journals, and live literature:http://www.sabotagereviews.com

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