from Booktrust.org accessed 6/21/13
The world’s richest award for a single short story
The Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Award honours the finest writers of short stories in the UK and Ireland. Worth £30,000 to the winning author, it is open to anyone with a previous record of publication in creative writing in the UK or Ireland. The winner is announced at the Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival each spring.
The prize follows the success in The Sunday Times Magazine of a regular story slot which has attracted some of the most talented names in short-story writing.
2013 Junot Díaz 'Miss Lora'
2012 Kevin Barry 'Beer Trip to Llandudno'
2011 Anthony Doerr 'The Deep'
2010 C K Stead 'Last Season's Man'