Books  |  May 24, 2019

Kate London Named as Runner-up in Harper’s Bazaar Short-Story Competition

Kate London’s short-story, ‘We Do Not Deal in Guilt or Blame’, has been chosen as a runner-up in Harper’s Bazaar Short-Story competition for 2019 by a panel of five judges including, Bloomsbury’s editor-in-chief Alexandra Pringle, the literary agent Sarah Chalfant, the writer Tessa Hadley, Bazaar’s editor-in-chief Justine Picardie and Bazaar’s contributing literary editor Erica Wagner.

With a proud history of publishing original literary fiction, including stories by Virginia Woolf, Thomas Hardy and Ali Smith, Harper’s Bazaar hosts an annual short-story competition with this year’s theme being that of ‘Liberty’. The top prize was awarded to Aingeala Flannery for her work ‘Visiting Hours’. The winning entry, along with Kate London’s shall be published online in the coming months.