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To celebrate the lead up to Christmas, we at Parthian thought we’d publish a series of author interviews with the writers who were shortlisted for The 2021 Rhys Davies Short Story Award, continuing from where we left off with Naomi Paulus. Today we are kicking this series off with Elizabeth Pratt, who shared her experience writing the short story, ‘James, In During’. Elizabeth Pratt, who also writes under Elizabeth Ardith Aylward, is an enthusiastic short story and flash fiction author. Having previously won the HE Bates Short Story Competition in 2018, the Frome Festival Short Story Competition in 2020, and...

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Rhys Davies was one of the most prestigious and acclaimed Welsh prose-writers who wrote in English. Contributing over 100 short stories and twenty novels, he dedicated his life to writing. In 1991, the Rhys Davies Short Story contest was established. It was a prize for the best unpublished short stories written by those aged eighteen or older who are living in, or from, Wales. There have now been nine competitions to date and this year’s was run by Swansea University’s Cultural Institute, in association with Parthian Books. Swansea-born Naomi Paulus was the winner of the 2021 Rhys Davies Short Story...

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Naomi Paulus has won the 2021 Rhys Davies Short Story Competition for her story Take a Bite, a “delightful, wistful, satisfying piece” in which a young woman, Rhian, returns home to the voices and rituals of her mother and aunts for an important family event. The competition recognises the very best unpublished short stories in English in any style and on any subject up to a maximum of 5,000 words by writers aged 18 or over who were born in Wales, have lived in Wales for two years or more, or are currently living in Wales. Originally established in 1991,...

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