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Represented by Lucy Luck at C & W Agency.
Sunday Times/Audible Short Story Award 2021, Call
The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award is the richest prize for a single short story in the English language, worth £30,000 to the winner. The award, for a story of 6,000 words or less, is open to any novelist or short story writer from around the world who has been published in the UK or Ireland.
Rachael was shortlisted for Call, a story of sibling rivalry and grief which was also highly commended in the Bridport Prize 2020. Her fellow shortlistees included revered novelists and short story writers Elizabeth McCracken, Rabih Alameddine, Jonathan Gibbs, Laura Demers, and the winner, Susan Choi.
Rachael performed her story on Audible, which can be heard here.
BBC Radio 4 Short Works, Every Second Saturday
A new story from prize-winning author Rachael Fulton, read by Andy Clark.
In this hard-hitting piece from the Scottish author and journalist, a man rails against the custody settlement which limits time with his son. Brought up short by a shocking crisis on the way to the football, he is forced to examine his past behaviour.
Bridport Prize, Call
Call was highly commended in the Bridport Prize 2020, selected out of 4,389 entries. It was published in the Bridport anthology.
Elle Magazine New Talent Award, My Rebellion
Elle's Talent Search looked for the best new writer in the UK, asking them to write a short piece of 500 words with the title My Rebellion.
My Rebellion told the story of an adult daughter's fraught relationship with her father, his new wife and her baby stepsister.
The prize included publication in Elle, a £2000 Faber novel writing course and mentoring from Victoria Coren and other journalists.
The Middle of A Sentence, Blood
The flash fiction story Blood is a violent tale of the insidious nature of small town racism. It was published in The Middle of A Sentence anthology.
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