Showcase

View our competition winners, read their stories and review the judges' comments.

Open Short Story Competition 2021 - January 2022
Winner
Nathan Bailey
The Ballad of Cosmic Dave
Runner Up
Christine Griffin
A Flip-flop and a Bandana
Writing Magazine Grand Flash Prize - December 2021
Winner
Carrie Hynds
Kamali
Runner Up
Ann Baillie
Grace's Index
Epistolary Short Story Competition - December 2021
Winner
Damien McKeating
Hiraeth
Runner Up
Peter Caunt
Letter From The Other Side
Antihero Short Story Competition - December 2021
Winner
Steve Burford
Antihero
Runner Up
Maria Dean
It's All In The Eyes
750-word competition - November 2021
Winner
Charlie Place
Beauty?
Runner Up
Dianne Bown-Wilson
Blinded by the Light
First-person short story competition - October 2021
Winner
Deborah J Smith
Shai
Runner Up
Micha Horgan
The Awakening
Climate Fiction Competition - October 2021
Winner
Dominic Bell
We Were Hull
Runner Up
Blackbirds
Katharine Searle
Love story competition 2021 - September 2021
Winner
Amanda Fennelly
Someone I Used to Know
Runner Up
Christine Griffin
It Starts With Love
Fantasy short story competition - August 2021
Winner
Michael Callaghan
The Girl I Knew Somewhere
Runner Up
Catherine Talbot
Nothing Happens to Janet
Dark tales competition - August 2021
Winner
Catrin Mascall
Dark Tales
Runner Up
Deborah Hugill
Under their wing

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