Joe Dunthorne LONDON SHORT STORY PRIZE JUDGE 2017
Joe Dunthorne's first novel, Submarine, was translated into sixteen languages and adapted for film by Richard Ayoade. His second, Wild Abandon, won the 2012 Encore Award. His debut poetry pamphlet was published by Faber and Faber. His short stories and poems have been published in The Paris Review, the London Review of Books and McSweeney’s. He teaches on the MA in Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia. His third novel, The Adulterants, will be published in February 2018. He lives in London.
Leone Ross LONDON SHORT STORY PRIZE JUDGE 2017
Leone Ross writes magic realism, erotica and literary fiction. She has published two novels, All The Blood Is Red (ARP/Actes Sud) and Orange Laughter (Anchor/Farrar Straus & Giroux/Picador USA). Orange Laughter was shortlisted for the UK Orange Prize and named by Wasafiri magazine as one of the most influential British novels of the last 25 years. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for the V.S Pritchett Prize and Salt Publishing’s Scott Prize. She has judged the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Wimbledon Bookfest Short Story Competition. Ross’s latest work is short story collection, Come Let Us Sing Anyway (Peepal Tree Press, 2017).
Emma Paterson LONDON SHORT STORY PRIZE JUDGE 2017
Emma Paterson joined Rogers, Coleridge & White in 2013 after working at The Wylie Agency for two and a half years. She has a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University and an MA in Gender Studies and Critical Theory from SOAS. She represents literary novelists, short fiction writers, journalists and academics, and is currently the Treasurer of the Association of Authors’ Agents.