The judges of the 2014 V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize, Dame Margaret DrabbleTibor Fischer and Helen Oyeyemi, selected Alice Jolly as the winner, for her story Ray the Rottweiler. The runner- up was Esther Woolfson for Eggshells.

Alice received her award of £1,000 at the Tabernacle at an event with A.L. Kennedy on Tuesday 11 November 2014.

The winning story will shortly be published by Prospect magazine.

We are grateful to Christopher and Jennie Bland for sponsoring the prize, to ALCS for making the prize-giving event possible,  and to Prospect magazine for publishing the winning entry online.