Saturday, 5 July 2008

ars longa historia brevis

Richard has been shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Prize

Guidelines for Measures to Cope with Disgraceful and Other Events

‘This is no place to be weak,’ newly elected MEP Simon Vindolanda is warned by a colleague during his first week in Brussels. Simon laughingly ignores this advice – which is why his enthusiastic affair with perky Eva Kuznetsova is, one way or another, about to come to a very sticky end indeed.

So his story will feature on BBC Radio 4, and he'll be interviewed on the Today Programme on Monday 7th July. Yay!