The judge Helen Marshall, teacher of Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University, announced the winners for this year's competition that was themed 'Rituals'. All authors were present and in a vibrant and stimulating evening read the stories to us.
- First prize was given to 'Giver of Gifts' by Michael English,
- second prize to 'Beryl' by Les Brookes,
- and third prize to 'Snowy Saturdays' by Helen Culnane.
Awarded with 'highly recommended' were
- 'Lingering' by Siobhan Carew
- 'Bury the Truth' by Jane Phillips
- 'The Three King's Ritual', by Nicola Gifford-Cowan
Congratulations to the winners. The stories can be read on this website and will soon be published as an e-book.