'The Point-Blank Murder' by Sonja Dechian

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'The Point-Blank Murder' by Sonja Dechian

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ABR Online

It’s Jolley time again! In August we’ll name the winner of the 2020 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. It’s timely then to revisit last year’s winner: Sonja Dechian's poignant story 'The Point-Blank Murder', which was selected by judges Maxine Beneba Clarke, John Kinsella, and Beejay Silcox from a field of thirteen hundred and fifty entries. In today's episode, Sonja Dechian reads 'The Point-Blank Murder' in full.

And a heads-up for entrants and short fiction lovers. Our upcoming August 2020 issue will include this year’s three shortlisted stories. Join us for a Jolley Prize Zoom ceremony on August 13, when the shortlisted authors will read their stories and the overall winner will be announced. Registration details will be released shortly.


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Music credit: 'Moonrise' and 'Negentropy' by Chad Crouch is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.

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