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The Not-Dead and the Saved

Read the remarkable short story that has now won both the BBC National Short Story and VS Pritchett awards, as first published in Prospect

By Kate Clanchy   December 2009

Image, above, by Jonathan Williams www.jonathanwilliams.co.uk

On 7th December, Kate Clanchy’s “The Not-Dead and the Saved”—published in the December issue of Prospect, and now free to read on our website—was awarded the BBC National Short Story Award. This is the second major award it has won this year, having already won the 2009 VS Pritchett Memorial Prize. Prospect co-founded the National Short Story Award, and has published work from the many of its previous winners and shortlisted authors.

This year’s VS Pritchett prize marked the first year of a collaboration between Prospect and the Royal Society of Literature, which…

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