UEA alumna Emily Ruth Ford has become the first person to win the Royal Society of Literature V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize for a second time. Emily (pictured) was the winner of the award in 2017 for her story The Hikers and has just been announced as the winner of the 2018 award for Please Be Good To Me. Emily graduated from Oxford with a degree in Literature in 2004 and from the UEA MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2017. A former journalist at The Times and Agence France-Presse, Emily has previously worked in Shanghai, Hong Kong and New Delhi and current works as a literary translator and freelance journalist while completing her first novel. The V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize is worth £1,000, and her winning story is also published in Prospect Magazine and the RSL Review.