The five titles shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award 2013, administered in partnership with BookTrust.
- 'Mrs Fox' by Sarah Hall read by Andrea Riseborough,
- 'Barmouth' by Lisa Blower read by Rebekah Staton,
- 'Prepositions' by Lionel Shriver read by Nancy Crane,
- 'Notes from the House of Spirits' by Lucy Wood read by Hattie Morahan,
- 'We Are Watching Something Terrible Happening' by Lavinia Greenlaw read by Claire Skinner.