November 8, 2017

The Royal Society of Literature is delighted to announce the winner of the V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize 2017 is Emily Ford for The Hikers. This year’s judges are Aamer HusseinChibundu Onuzo and Michèle Roberts.

We are grateful to Jennie Bland for sponsoring the prize, to Prospect Magazine for publishing the winning entry online and to ALCS for supporting the prize-giving event.

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