Short Story Judge
Hugh Riches studied history and law before pursuing a random career in journalism, publishing, teaching and broadcasting. He has had three books published, including a translation of an Italian novel about anarchists and chauffeurs, all enjoyed by a discerning but terribly small readership...
What advice would you give to people entering the 2020 competition?
Writers in the competition should aim to find a critical and honest friend as their first reader.
As a judge, what are you looking for in a short story?
They should demonstrate more than they describe.