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The 2012 Longlist

Twenty authors made it onto the Longlist for the 2012 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. Click on the pictures to find out about each writer.


Late in Life

AL Kennedy is the author of 17 books: 6 literary novels, 1 science fiction novel, 7 short story collections and 3 works of non-fiction. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. She was twice included in the Granta Best of Young British Novelists list and has won the 2007 Costa Book Award and the Austrian State Prize for International Literature.