For Sugar by UEA alumnus Ned Carter Miles was highly commended in the Blue Pencil Agency Best First Novel Award. Ned (pictured) graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2022. He has recently worked as a freelance radio producer for BBC Radio 4, Audible, and the Guardian, and as the UK Desk Editor for ArtAsiaPacific magazine. For Sugar was previously shortlisted for the First Pages Prize, and his short story ‘–K’ was selected as an ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the 2022 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. His fiction has been featured in the Oxford Magazine, Litro, The New York State Writers’ Institute journal Trolley, and others.