Claire-Louise Bennett

Claire-Louise Bennett's debut collection of short stories, Pond, was published in the UK by Fitzcarraldo in Autumn 2015. It has been translated into several languages including Spanish, Dutch, German and Norwegian, and is published in the US by Riverhead Books. It was recently shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize. Claire-Louise's stories and essays have appeared in The White Review, Guernica, The Irish Times, gorse, and Paper Visual Art Journal, among others. This year she has produced art writing for Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Nottingham Contemporary, the Tate, and 126 Artist-Led Gallery. 

Anthologies featuring Claire-Louise Bennett

The BBC National Short Story Award 2016

Now in its eleventh year, this highly anticipated collection celebrates the very best in contemporary British fiction with an all-female shortlist of renowned authors, who explore the short story form in spectacular fashion.