All-female longlist announced for unique short story prize

The longlist for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize, the only one of its kind in the UK, has been announced – and it’s an all-female line-up for the first time.

Working mum attracts interest from publisher within hours of winning short story prize

Working mum Tamsin James has attracted interest from a publisher within hours of winning the MA Prize at this year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize award ceremony.

Acclaimed author Tessa Hadley commends ‘gathering prestige’ of Edge Hill Short Story Prize

The winner of last year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize, acclaimed author Tessa Hadley, has commended the award’s ‘gathering prestige’ ahead of this year’s ceremony.

Podcast: Talking…Political Theatre

“It’s all about the process,” say Dr Kim Wiltshire and Billy Cowan, when discussing political theatre. And you’re unlikely to hear of the movement’s protagonists going on to huge fame via London’s West End. But that was – is – not the point. This was all about identifying contemporary political issues, and taking them to the […]

Edge Hill invades the Edinburgh Festival

Edge Hill will be showcasing some of its talent at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the largest arts festival in the world taking place every August for three weeks.