'Death Becomes Her', taken from short story collection The Strange Casebook by Syd Moore, has made the shortlist for the CWA Short Story Dagger.

The winner will be crowned at the Dagger Award ceremony in London on 24th October.

The full shortlist for the Short Story Dagger category is as follows:

'Death Becomes Her' taken from The Strange Casebook by Syd Moore

'I Detest Mozart' taken from The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories by Teresa Solana

'The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing' taken from The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing and other fantastic Female Fables by Danuta Reah

'Strangers in a Pub' by Martin Edwards, taken from Ten Year Stretch, edited by Martin Edwards and Adrian Muller

'Bag Man' by Lavie Tidhar, taken from The Outcast Hours, edited by Mahvesh Murad & Jared Shurin

 

Find out more about the awards here.

Syd Moore CWA