‘The Baby’ by UEA alumna Jacinta Mulders was one of two stories commended for the Stinging Fly / Felicity Bryan Asssociates inaugural short story prize. Jacinta (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2016. Originally from Sydney, Australia, she has worked in arts journalism and human rights law. Her fiction has been published widely, most recently in The Believer. She currently lives in Bandar Seri Begawen, Brunei.