The Galley Beggar Press
Short Story Prize 2017/18

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The GBP Short Story Prize 2017/18 longlist was announced on 5 January 2018.

Our second finalist, in a longlist of 10 authors, is Jessica Bonder.

JESSICA BONDER is an American fiction writer. She has published short stories in The Stockholm Review, The Lonely Crowd, STORGY Magazine, Split Lip Magazine, Black Heart Magazine, The Bohemyth, The Fiction Pool, The Writing Disorder, and The Cabinet of Heed, among others. Recent honors include: an honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open, March/April 2017; a longlisting for STORGY Magazine’s 2017 EXIT EARTH Short Story Competition; and a finalist in Split Lip Magazine’s 2017 Summer Mix Tape Flash Fiction Contest.

Jessica Bonder’s 2017/18 GBP Short Story Prize longlisted story, ‘Turf’, is available to read here.

You can read our three-question interview with Jessica here.

And finally, if you’d like to find out more about Jessica, head to her website, here