Saba Sams wins the BBC National Short Story Award 2022
The BBC National Short Story Award 2022 has been awarded to Saba Sams for her story ‘Blue 4eva’, from her collection Send Nudes. Granta published another story, ‘Snakebite’, from the same collection as well as an essay, ‘A World Run by Mothers’.
Five stories that Granta published online also featured on the longlist: Sarah Bernstein for ‘Shining the Boot’; Holly Pester for ‘People Who Live Here’; Zakia Uddin for ‘Signal’; Isabel Waidner for ‘My Father’s Lover Was Never the Stepdad I Wanted Him to Be’ and Missouri Williams for ‘The Schoolmaster’s Enemy’.
Photograph © Sophie Davidson