read all about it here and take a stab at entering. Remember it is only one sentence but it must tell a story. A beginning a middle and an end. The Judge is Jon McGregor.
Irby in the Marsh
The fire spread quicker than the little bastard was expecting. ■
Inspired by this story Granta is launching a short story competition today: Tweet @GrantaMag or send a single tweetable sentence (140 characters) to email@example.com by 2 May to enter. The competition will be judged by Jon McGregor and the winner will receive a signed and stamped copy of his latest novel, This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like You.
Taken from This Isn’t The Sort Of Thing That Happens To Someone Like Youby Jon McGregor, published by Bloomsbury on 2nd February 2012 at £14.99. © Jon McGregor 2012. A further story ‘In Winter The Sky’, which is a reworking of ‘What The Sky Sees’ will be published here in the coming weeks.