by Rodge Glass (Editor) - £12.99 Freight Books (2016)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781910449387 | ISBN 10: 1910449385
Brought together in one remarkable collection, Head Land presents an array of stories from writers nominated for the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize, in celebration of ten years of this unique and prestigious award.
The stories here explore the domestic and the fantastic, the past and the present in writing that is sometimes funny, sometimes tragic, but always brilliant. This dazzling assortment demonstrates the indispensable and ever-evolving nature of the short story, featuring outstanding work by some of the very best writers in the field of contemporary fiction.
Pioneered by Edge Hill to showcase excellence in the short story form, the Prize attracts established writers competing alongside emerging voices, drawing welcome attention to fresh, compelling work from the finest single-author collections published in the UK and Ireland.
Contributors include Kevin Barry, Colm Tóibín, Ali Smith, Neil Gaiman, Kirsty Gunn, Tessa Hadley, Sarah Hall, Zoe Lambert, Claire Keegan, China Mieville, Jon McGregor, Nicholas Royle, Helen Simpson, amongst others.
(Price & availability last checked: September 2016)