Congratulations to the winner of the 2023 Alan Smith prize, Thomas Malloch, with his short story ‘A Sex Manual for the Over Sixties’. Read this story here.

Congratulations to the runner-up, Catherine Wilson Garry, with her short story ‘Gentle Gravedigger, Rare Suitor’. Read this story here.

And congratulations to our own intern Ophelia Po, who won the Grant Muir prize in our internal short story competition with their short story ‘Gay Monkey Business’. Read this story here.