2021 Short Story Competition
Congratulations to our 2021 Short Story Shortlisted Entries
|A Love Supreme||Philip Kavvadias|
|A nice Cup of Tea||Caroline Rose|
|A View of the Water||Brooke Dunnell|
|A Local_Apocalypse||Guy Russell|
|Anti-social||James W. Wood|
|Artisan Dwelling||Beverley Byrne|
|Books by Bike||Alan Peat|
|I got Life||Lorraine Forrest-Turner|
|Incident on the Line||Alice Fowler|
|Like, Unlike||Valerie Bowes|
|On leaving||Deb Waters|
|Patient Obscura||Jo Brandon|
|Sandwich Box||Paul Sedgley|
|Silver Bream||Tony Bell|
|Stars||G S Walker|
|Support Dog||Clemency Marlowe|
|The Albatross and the Silver Lining||Gwenda Major|
|The room of uncertainty||Alaa Halifi|
|Times up||Karen Glen|
|War Service||Matthew Thomas|
A writer of fiction and non-fiction, Sally Bayley is a Lecturer in English at Hertford College, Oxford. She also teaches academic writing, literature, film and creative writing for the Sarah Lawrence visiting programme at Wadham College, Oxford. Her latest book No Boys Play Here combines forms of drawing and song with scenes from Shakespeare’s plays.
Prize money in the Short Story is 1st £750, 2nd £300, 3rd £200. Plus an opportunity to win a Local Prize of £100.
Entries to the Short Story Competition must be between 1,000 and 2,000 words. The stories can be about any subject, and must be anonymous.
Please read the Terms & Conditions carefully to ensure you entry is accepted.