‘Sunblock’ by UEA alumna L.E.Yates has been shortlisted for this year’s Costa Short Story Prize. Originally from Manchester, L.E. now lives in East London and graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2006. Her short stories have appeared in a range of publications including Litro, Gertrude and Clav Mag. She has been an Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing at the Open University since 2007 and is currently working on a novel.