‘Number Three’, by UEA writer Anna Metcalfe, has been included in the longlist for this year’s Sunday Times EFG Private Bank short story prize, the world’s richest award for short fiction, which is worth £30,000 to the winner. Anna (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2012 and is currently undertaking her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA under the supervision of Henry Sutton and Lyndsey Stonebridge. The shortlist for the prize will be announced on 2nd March, and the winner at a ceremony in London on 4th April. Anna’s nomination for the prize continues a recent trend. UEA graduates Toby Litt, Tom Lee and Joe Dunthorne have each been shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank award in the previous three years. Alumni Mark McNay, CD Rose, Erin Soros, Clare Wigfall, Richard Beard and Rose Tremain have each been longlisted.