2011 Longlist Announcement: Litro & IGGY International Short Story Award for Young Writers

Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s International Short Story Award for Young Writers, which we hold annually in partnership with Warwick University’s IGGY. The judges would like to commend the entrants on the exceptionally high standard of entries.

Here are the young writers who made the 2011 longlist:

—Georgie Smith

—Kate Baguley

—Layla Hendow

—Daniel Cender

—Ruth Gervais Ingamells

—Charlotte Poulter

—Chester Pylkkanen

—Lillian Fishman

—Ify Okoli

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to delay the announcement of the shortlist until 12 September. Thank you for your patience. Those who make the short list will be invited to the awards ceremony to be held on a date yet to be confirmed in October.


  1. Mohamed Osman says:

    AGGGGH, I didn’t make the cut. But I’d like to give a humble congratulations to those who did. Can’t wait to see your stories!

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