SHORT STORY COMPETITION
First Prize Winner: Veronica Bright (Dear Marcus)
Second Prize Winner: Valerie Hoare (A Regular Life)
Third Prize Winner: John Drake (A Heart Full of Love)
Shortlisted: Sonya Bailey (Rosemary Witchet); Mike Berry (Something to Put My Heart Into); Margaret Burton (The Book Signing); Philip Collins (An Englishwoman in New York); TD Holland (The Miracle of Love); Brenda Joy (All the Signs); Lindsay Littleson (The Baby Genius); Hazel Prior (Friendship Plus); Beverley Thompson (Amazing Grace); Nia Williams (What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?).
WRITING FOR CHILDREN
First Prize Winner: Pam Keevil (Old Stinky Feet)
Second Prize Winner: Janet Newman (Music Time)
Third Prize Winner: Hazel Prior (The Voice of Fergus)
Shortlisted: Heather Allison (The Memory Ring): Carole Hutchens (The Day the Lions Roared); Brian Lux (Fighting for Billy); Ann Palmer (Fiver’s Feat of Understanding); Helen Shay (Rakhi); Trish Rissen (Bertie’s Dream); Nilles Sonnemans (The Tin Boy); Susannah White (Joe’s Marble).
First Prize Winner: Susannah White (I Am Peeling an Onion)
Second Prize Winner: Emma Storr (At the Heart of It)
Third Prize Winner: Margaret Greenwood (Elizabeth, Little Rock, 1957)
Shortlisted: Shirley Cook (Heartbeat); Daniel Crowley (Anna); Corinne Lawrence (Stitches); Linda Lewis (At the Heart of It); Ann Palmer (It); Angela Pickering (Entomophagy); Wendy Sutherland (The Middle Ground); Suzanne Tims (No Blame).
Congratulations to all the above and thank you to all those who entered the Competition, good luck for next year!