The BBC National Short Story Award 2011
Bringing together some ofBritain’s most talented and inventive authors of short fiction, this anthology is a compilation of the top five entries short-listed for the BBC National Short Story Award. Themes of desire, envy, and disconnection provide recurring motifs for these stories—the extremes that love can endure and what happens when love is not enough. A testament to t...more
Paperback, 118 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Carcanet Press Ltd.
(first published September 8th 2011)
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M.J. Hyland was born in London to Irish parents in 1968 and spent her early childhood in Dublin. She studied English and law at the University of Melbourne, Australia and worked as a lawyer for several years. Her first novel, How the Light Gets In (2003) was short-listed for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Age Book of the Year and also took third place in the Barnes & Noble, Discover G...moreMore about M.J. Hyland...