November 11, 2019

We are delighted to announce Ursula Brunetti is the winner of the 20th anniversary V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize with her story ‘Beetleboy’.

This year’s judges are Candice Carty-Williams, Philip Hensher and Leone Ross.

Please read the press release for further information.

The RSL is grateful to Prospect Magazine for publishing the winning entry online; to ALCS for supporting the prize and to Faber & Faber for hosting the prize event.

If you have any media enquiries, please contact Annette Brook: or call 020 7845 4680.


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V.S. Pritchett Short Story Prize

The RSL's annual prize of £1,000, for the best unpublished short story of the year.