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Kate Clanchy wins the National Short Story award

By Tom Chatfield  

A life in 5,000 words

I was lucky enough to be present yesterday at the live presentation of the BBC National Short Story Award—and I was doubly delighted that, from an exceptional shortlist, the winning story was announced as Kate Clanchy’s “The Not-Dead and the Saved,” which was first published in the current edition of Prospect and is now free to read in its entirety on our website. The National Short Story Award, which Prospect co-founded, is in fact the second prize this…

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