Emily Bullock’s short story to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Emily’s short story ‘My Girl’, which won first place in the Bristol short story prize in 2011, is due to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Friday 29th March 2013, at 3.45 pm.  It opens a short series of stories celebrating the range of writers and talents attracted to the prize.

In ‘My Girl’, a mother watches from the corner as her daughter fights in a brutal boxing match: ‘My job is to stop the blood, cool her off, wash her down’.  As the punches land, memories come like blows.

Reader: Lynda Rooke
Producer: Sara Davies

Since winning the Bristol short story prize, Emily has been finishing a novel as part of her Creative Writing PhD with the Open University.  Set in 1950s London, it also has a boxing theme.  she is also currently working on a collection of short stories.


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