Two UEA alumni have been named as the runners-up in the Desperate Literature Short Fiction Prize, and will each receive €250, publication in 3:AM, Structo Magazine and A Women’s Thing, and participation in literary salons in Madrid, Paris and at the Rizoma Film Festival. Caitlin Ingham is selected for her story ‘Blanch’, and Gordon Collins for ‘Notes On Beynon’s Veil’. Caitlin (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2015. She studied English Literature at Queen Mary, University of London and spent two and a half years at David Godwin Associates as an assistant literary agent before coming to UEA. She currently works for Daunt Books. Gordon graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2010 and is currently works as a Learning Enhancement Tutor for Mathematics and Statistics at UEA. He holds a BSc, MSc and PhD in Mathematics and has taught maths as a lecturer at Bristol University, Computer Graphics to postgraduate students at Surrey and has been an English teacher in Japan. His short fiction has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies and was shortlisted for the inaugural Galley Beggar Prize in 2016. Joanna Walsh, who is completing a PhD in Creative & Critical Writing at UEA, was shortlisted for the Desperate Literature Prize.