Category Archives: English and History
With the announcement of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize winner imminent, Alisa Cox, Reader in English Literature at Edge Hill University and Co-ordinator of the prize, talks about how it is the only prize that recognises excellence in a published … Continue reading
Next month, we can look forward to the shortlist for the 2012 Edge Hill Prize, which is in its sixth year and is for “excellence in a published single author short story collection”. At the moment, it is the only … Continue reading
Edge Hill’s Short Story Prize has been recognised in The Guardian as being the only UK prize dedicated to the short story. Yet it is argued that more needs to be done for this ‘neglected’ form of writing. Read why … Continue reading
Historian James Renton suggests that this week’s application for UN membership by the Palestinians could provide the moral and legal backing required to achieve the reality of statehood, much as the Balfour Declaration of 1917 laid the ground for the … Continue reading
Winners of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2011 will make an appearance at the Bluecoat in Liverpool to read from their award-winning work. Read more about the event on 14th October in this month’s newsletter from the Bluecoat.