Nina Ellis wins an Editors’ Choice Award in the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest

Image credit: Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, Carve Magazine.

Congratulation to Nina Ellis on winning an Editors’ Choice Award in the annual Raymond Carver Short Story Contest for ‘The Kingdom of the Shades’, a queer tale of love and loss, about ballet dancers and ghosts wandering around Rome at night. ‘The Kingdom of the Shades’ will be published in the forthcoming Fall Issue of Carve Magazine, alongside an interview about Nina’s writing process.

Link to more information about the competition and this year’s winners.

Nina has also recently published a piece on ‘The Biographer as Detective’, exploring the connections between biographical research and the detective novel, which you can read here.

Nina Ellis is an Open-Oxford-Cambridge Doctoral Training Partnership student in the Faculty of English and St Edmund’s College.