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The Space Crone Prize - Longlist Announcement


We are excited to announce the longlist for The Space Crone Prize for speculative and science short fiction. The special one-off prize, established by Silver Press in collaboration with The Ursula K. Le Guin Literary Trust, celebrates the publication of Space Crone by Ursula K. Le Guin, a selection of writings edited by So Mayer and Sarah Shin.  

The twelve long-listed stories are:

Endogenea by Rebecca Hindmarsh 
Dancing in the Maw of an Other by Fraser Taylor 
The Banyan, Bahuchar, & the In-Between by Mudra Joshi 
The Other Thing by Maya Caspari
Collection by William Conway 
True Skin by George Violet Parker 
Sever Babylon by Fer Boyd 
Green Shade by E De Zulueta 
Meditation on Teeth by Rina Soloveitchik 
Feet by Jenny Chamarette 
King Henry by Kerry Andrew 
In/To by Beth Williams 

The winner and shortlist are chosen by a selection panel including Sophia Al Maria, India Downes-Le Guin, So Mayer, Una McCormack, Josie Mitchell, Nisha Ramayya, Sarah Shin, Angelique Tran Van Sang and Isabel Waidner.

The winner and shortlist will be announced at Burley Fisher Books’ BFDay23 on Friday 22 September 2023 in a live event with readings, at St Peter’s Church, N1. Tickets available here, and include entry to a live performance by Bhanu Kapil. 

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