‘Start Again’ by UEA alumna Anna Metcalfe has won Third Prize in the 2019 Bridport Short Story Prize. Anna (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2012 and from the PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2016. In 2014 she was the youngest writer ever to be shortlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, and in 2016 her debut collection of short stories Blind Water Pass was published by John Murray. She lectures in contemporary writing at the University of Birmingham. ‘I Shouldn’t Be Calling This Late’ by 2011 MA alumna Jenny Karlsson was Highly Commended for the Prize, while Penny Boxall, who graduated from the UEA BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2008 and from the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) in 2009, was Highly Commended for the Bridport Poetry Prize.