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Harlot red - prize-winning stories by women
Carole Buchan
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Serpent's Tail
UK Publication Date

In 2001, the Asham Literary Trust organized the third bi-annual competition of short stories by women in honour of Asham House, the house in Sussex where Virginia and Leonard Woolf lived. The competiton attracted over nine hundred entries of which the judges selected 12 which are published here together with commissioned stories by Louise Doughty, Patricia Duncker, A.L. Kennedy,
Elena Lappin,
Kate Pullinger and Carol Shields.
The result is a collection of stories that successfully blends
the work of established writers with new authors and taken together represents the very best of contemporary short story writing.
Jo Campbell, Tania Casselle, Frances Childs, Fiona Curnow,
Louise Doughty, Patricia Duncker, Magi Gibson, A.L. Kennedy,
Leila Keys, Elena Lappin, Linda Leatherbarrow, Rowena MacDonald, Ravai Marindo,
Jenny Mitchell, Georgia Moseley,
Kate Pullinger, Carol Shields, and Ling E. Teo.

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Carole Buchan is the administrator of the Asham Literary Endowment Trust in Lewes, East Sussex.Kate Pullinger's novels include The Last Time I Saw Jane, Weird Sister and Where Does Kissing End.

?A truly eclectic blend of stories... This anthology will satisfy the most demanding palates, providing a taste for anything original and contemporary. An excellent mix. Gripping and entertaining.? Barbara Mella, What?s in London
?A strong, refreshingly unpretentious collection... A particular treat.? Insight
?A range of style and content that shows the judges? only criterion was good writing... There?s something special in each story and plenty of ones to watch.? The Herald (Glasgow)
?The quality throughout is excellent, exploring a range of subjects and emotions with stylish unease and a generous, imaginative unpredictability.? Big Issue
?The winners are more than capable of standing up on their own.? Anthea Lawson, The Times

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Short stories, English.|Short stories - Women authors.
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