Short Story Competition

Judging for the 2018 Evesham Festival of Words Short Story Competition is now complete (see below).   Many thanks to everyone who has submitted an entry. 

Click here for the General Competition Rules, or here for the specific Junior Competition Rules. We are very grateful to The Rotary Club of Evesham who have once again kindly sponsored the junior prizes, and to the Vale of Evesham Commerce and Tourism Association (VECTA) for sponsoring the adult prize this year.

Short Story Competition 2018

The winners of the 2018 Short Story Competition will be announced by Amelia Dalton on Friday 29th June:

Details of the short-listed, long-listed adult entries, and short-listed juniors for 2018 appear below.

Short Stories (2) for 2017 Front cover final

2018 Adult Category Winner, shortlist and longlist:

Winner – to be announced by Amelia Dalton on 29th June 2018

The Vale of Evesham Commerce and Tourism Association (VECTA) provided the prize for the winning adult entry.

Shortlist:

Duncan Abel        The Species of Things

Kathryn Barton    The Small Adventures of Paddy O’Hagan

Nigel Hall              To The Power of Two

Louise Knight       Gone with Winter

Moira Miller         Starlings

Jim Moeller          The Hired Hand

L.F. Roth               Unfinished Business

Edward Sergeant To Be Meat

Catherine Tester  The House in the Peach Orchard

Judy Walker         Not Normal

Longlist:

Paul Barnett           A Bit of a Laugh

Mary Charnley       Grim Reaper

Ian Riddle               It’s All JJ’s Fault

Paula Stanley         Going Potty

Adele Winston       Beside You

Judge’s Statement (adult category)

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2018 Junior Category Winners and shortlist:

The winners, to be announced on Friday 29th June by Amelia Dalton:

 

Aged 8 – 11

Rebecca Bellamy         P.T.O

Martha Davey              I’m Ready Now

Iona Mandal                 The Art of Conversation

Emma Smith                Lily and the Little Black Kitten

Roseanna Smith          Cowcrake’s Crafty Creature

Aged 12 – 15

Sara Amin                The Golden Statue

Alissa Bonnett        Coming Out of His Shell

Phoebe Morse          Paper Cranes

Katherine Shauger  The Little French Girl

Judge’s Statement (junior category)

Ann Evans  (http://www.annevansbooks.co.uk)

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The Rotary Club of Evesham kindly offered the prizes for the junior category of the Competition!

Competition rules & regulations

If you are interested in the short story competition, then click here for all of the General Competition Rules, or here for the specific Junior Competition Rules.