Krishan Coupland longlisted for Short Fiction Prize

‘The Life of Dogbreath’ by UEA alumnus Krishan Coupland has been included on the longlist of twelve for the 2017 Short Fiction Prize. Krishan (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2014 and is currently undertaking his PhD in Creative and Critical Writing, also at UEA. Earlier this year he published a chapbook of stories, When You Lived Inside The Walls, with Stonewood Press. He was the winner of the Manchester Fiction Prize in 2011 and the Bare Fiction Prize in 2016, and has been shortlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize, the Wasafiri New Writing Prize, the Storgy short story competition, and the Tibor Jones Pageturner Prize. He is the editor of the online literary magazine Neon. The shortlist for the Short Fiction Prize will be announced on 16 June, and the winner shortly after.

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