The BBC's short story prize is judged blind (meaning no names or any other information are attached to the manuscript).
For the fifth time, all the finalists are women.
@some_qualia lol it's not like you can't tell, even if there aren't names
@cosine .... 🙄🙄🙄🙄
@cosine Women are currently dominating literary fiction. Any topic anyone stereotypically thinks a man would write, women are currently writing. Women are putting out muscular and lyrical prose. Women are writing stereotypical dad books.
And aside from quality, no. I don’t think you can tell.
@some_qualia lmao okay dude, women are objectively better writers but don't write in a remotely different voice than men /s
besides being completely contradictory, it doesn't stack up against any real life experience
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