x Abu Dhabi, UAE Thursday 20 July 2017

Audio recording of our winning short story entry: Turning Point by Safia Moore

Turning Point is set in 2050 at a time when robots serve their human masters and the story’s protagonist, a soon-to-be discontinued model, narrates its observations of human nature and develops a yearning to be free to seek family and love.

This year’s winning entry for The National’s Short Story Competition, held in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and Kitab, is by Ras Al Khaimah-based resident and fiction writer Safia Moore. Narrated by Kevin McCardle and produced by Deepthi Unnikrishnan.