I’ve come to the end of my Bridge Awards Short Story Mentorship. It was a joy.
Here’s my little interview on the Bridge Awards website.
All I’d add is how necessary awards like this are, which nurture short-story writers and the glorious, gorgeous short-story form.
‘Short stories consume you faster. They’re connected to brevity. With the short story, you are up against mortality. I know how tough they are as a form, but they’re also a total joy.’ — Ali Smith