2014 Journey Prize Winner

Journey Prize 25

Tyler Keevil

Published in The New Orphic Review


About the Story

A terrible act of cruelty forces the tensions between two workers at a fish processing plant to spill out into the surrounding waters.

About the Author 

Tyler Keevil was born in Edmonton, grew up in Vancouver, and moved to Wales in 2003. His short fiction has won several awards and appeared in a wide range of magazines, literary journals, and anthologies. His debut novel, Fireball, received the 2011 Media Wales People’s Prize, and his second, The Drive, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Wales Book of the Year. Burrard Inlet, his first story collection, was recently published in the U.K. Among other things, Tyler has worked as a landscaper, tree planter, and ice barge deckhand; he now lectures in Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire.






Woodcock Fund



Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing


September 19 for books published between June 20 and September 18, 2018


Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize


July 18 for books published between May 16 and Sept 30, 2018


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