Amit Chaudhuri to judge the BBC National Short Story Award 2014

We are delighted to announce that the BBC National Short Story Award 2014 will be judged by Amit Chaudhuri. He will be joined by fellow judges Laura Dockrill, Adam Foulds and Di Speirs, with BBC Creative Director and presenter Alan Yentob to chair the judging panel.

The shortlist of five stories will be announced on BBC Radio Four’s Front Row during the week commencing 15 September 2014, with each of the five stories broadcast on BBC Radio Four throughout the following week. The winner will be announced at an Award Ceremony in the Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House on Tuesday 30 September 2014.

(Agent for Amit Chaudhuri: Peter Straus)