1st Prize £1000

‘That Summer’ by Safia Moore

2nd Prize £200

‘Dancing to the Shipping Forecast’ by Dan Powell


3rd Prize £100

‘The  Woman of Letters’ by Angela Readman


Local Prize of £50 in book vouchers, sponsored by Mr B’s Emporium, Bath & Commended by Carrie Kania

‘The Three Kings’ by KM Elkes



The Acorn Award for Unpublished Writers of Fiction £50, sponsored by Writing Events Bath

‘Last Rites’ by Lucy Corkhill



Commended by Carrie Kania:

‘Hummingbird Heart’ by Eileen Merriman

‘The She-Wolves’ by Barbara Weeks


Read the winning stories and authors’ bios on WINNERS’ BIOS AND STORIES

Short listed stories judged by literary agent Carrie Kania

Read Carrie’s full comments and the bios of the other shortlisted authors here