‘When can you start?’ by UEA alumna Anna Wood has won the 2018/19 Galley Beggar Short Story Prize. Anna (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2011. She is a freelance editor and copywriter and writes about music and other subjects for Mojo, The Quietus and Caught By The River. She has been a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and at the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation in Sozopol. Her prize is choose between a cash prize of £1000 or 12 months of editorial support for a writing project. Current UEA student, Vijay Khurana, who is completing his MFA in Creative Writing, was longlisted for the prize for his story ‘Zenith’. ‘As for Tokyo’ by 2010 MA alumnus Gordon Collins received a special commendation.