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Edge Hill short story prize awarded

11th August 2011

The Edge Hill University Short Story Prize 2011, which recognises the UK's aspiring literary stars, has been awarded to Avril Scott for The Limitless Possibilities of Life.

Introduced in 2010, the award aims to increase the recognition of budding short story writers, with Scott beating off strong competition to win the GBP 500 prize and a commemorative copy of her story.

Scott, 59, said she had given up on her dream of being a novelist, before returning to the university to take up a creative writing MA that exposed her to a 'whole new world' of writing.

'What I enjoyed most though was being taken seriously as a writer and being able to mix with like-minded people who understood the joys and frustrations of being a writer. It really gave me a glimpse through the door into another world,' she added.

The winner of the inaugural Edge Hill University Short Story Prize was screenwriter and co-creator of The League of Gentlemen Jeremy Dyson, for The Cranes That Build the Cranes

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