2014 Short Story Competition

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The winners of the 2014 short story competition:
1st Prize:

Helen Yendall from Blockley: The Normal Course of Events

2nd Prize

Andrea Wotherspoon from Thurso: Sparrow

3rd prize and Local Writer’s Prize

Chloe Banks from Moretonhampstead: Learning to Talk

Highly Commended

Jenny Norris from Forest Row: The Lady with Beautiful Skin

Entries shortlisted to final judging stage were from: Jane Beemah, Exeter: Gillian Brown, Peyriac de Mer; Iain Pattison, Birmingham; Jeff Jones, Harlow; Sue Hoffman, Wirral; Gill Barr, Dorchester; Joan Moules, Selsey.


The winning stories can be read here: 

The Normal Course of Events


Learning To Talk

Many thanks for this year's sponsors:

Chudleigh Writers' Circle; The Write Retreat; Heathside Information Services