Here are the results for the 2015 NAWG writing competitions. Congratulations to all of those listed and thank you to all who took part.
The winners were announced at the Warwick Festival Gala Dinner on Saturday, 5th September.
Many of the competition winning entries, along with full judging notes, are available in our anthology, The Write Path 2015, including:
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There are also some photographs from the festival.
↑ Open Poetry – The Daisy Watkins Trophy
Andy Humphrey, York Writers – Frog Princess.
- Jo Sadler, individual – London to Paris with Love.
- Clint Wastling, York Writers – The Turret Room.
- Peter R White, Leeds Writers Circle – Proud.
- Lesley James, The Innscribers – Sitting for a Seascape.
- Lynne C Potter, Hexham Writers – The Rent Man.
↑ Formal Poem: Villanelle – The Berforts Trophy
Alison Ringrose, Ponteland Writers – Shipwreck.
- Mollie Bolt, Wrekin Writers' Group – The Ripening.
- Olive Holland, The Friday Writers' Circle – Talk Time.
- Shelagh Wain, Burton Monday Writers – Lullaby.
↑ Travel Article – The Verica Peacock Memorial Trophy
Julie Maxted, Truro Creative Writers' Group – A Trip to Laos.
- Irene James, Harlow Writers' Workshop – The Princes' Islands, Istanbul – Shifting Identity.
- Bob Bishop, Walsham Writers' Group – The Wight Stuff.
- Val Reay, Llanelli Writers' Circle – Spice up your Winter.
- Derek Keen, Fellowship of the Pen – A Postcard from India.
↑ Story by Children – The Pam Fish Cup
Freya Arnott, grandchild of individual member Jill Rundle – Escape.
- Arthur Cartwright-Smith, c/o Susan Cartwright-Smith, Carlise Writers' Group – Chase 110.
- Briony Arnott, grandchild of individual member Jill Rundle – The Night of the Wolf.
- Poppy Findlayson-Palmer, daughter of Emma Findlayson-Palmer, Wombourne Writers – Amy's Adventure.
- Lola Garrett, child of Carol Hurley, Wombourne Writers – Stella and the Romans.
- Ciara Moor, child of Chris Raetschus, Hexham Writers – The Exploring Mouse.
- Minackshi Cook, grandchild of Sarada Thompson, Llanelli Writers' Group – The Party.
↑ Ghost Story – The Aine Maire Chadwick Trophy
Anne Clarke, Leeds Writing Circle – Mother Hill.
- Helen Jane Somers, Writers in Somerset – The Surprise.
- Joan Condon, individual – Ghost – Love.
- Bill Peters, Writers in Somerset – Bella's Candle.
- Jo Roberts, The Writers' Hub – Leaving Gift.
↑ Short Story with Given Phrase – The Professor David Lodge Trophy
Dan Forrester, Oldham Writing Café – Canada Dry.
- Sheila Crawford, Hexham Writers – The Gift.
- Neil Robinson, Carlisle Writers' Group – Witnesses.
- Alison Ringrose, Ponteland Writers – The Comforter.
↑ Short Story for Young Adults – The Jilly Cooper Trophy
Derek Keen, Fellowship of the Pen – Orc.
- Jill Rundle, individual – Elemental.
- Lynda Turner, Burton Monday Writers – A Tale of Two Scarletts.
- Helen Jane Somers, Writers in Somerset – Factory Farming.
↑ Memoir – The Denise Robertson Trophy
Ann Hodgkin, Burton Monday Writers – A Slice of Life – Fifties Style.
- Tony O'Neill, The Poised Pen – Glasses.
- Sheila Crawford, Hexham Writers – Evelyn.
- Chris Raetschus, Hexham Writers – The Journey of a Christmas Pudding.
↑ 10 Minute Play – The Sir Alan Ayckbourn Trophy
Colin Ferguson, Thames Valley Writers' Circle – Interview with a Dead Man.
- Jo Roberts, The Writers' Hub – Long Odds.
- Val Reay, Llanelli Writers' Circle – Finished Serving.
- Lynda Turner, Burton Monday Writers – The Golden Key.
- Nick Bigham, Hexham Writers – The Enquiry.
↑ The Denise Robertson Group Anthology
Swansea and District Writers Circle – Unforgotten, The Great War 1914—1918.
- Leeds Writers and Poets – Letters from Leeds.
- Hexham Writers Group – Word Journeys: An Exploration of Place.
- Burton Monday Writers – Monologues – One to One.
- The Poised Pen – Half Baked.
↑ 100 Word Mini-Tales
Elisabeth Douglas – One Hundred Today.
- Gwen Ward – And You Brian?.
- Tony Tibbenham – Pete.
- Jill Rundle – The Trouble with Basil.
↑ Pam's People
Helen Somers – Anyone for Tennis?.
- Audrey Polkinghorn – Revenge.
- Rose Taylor – Bound.
- Dan Forrester – The Ides of March.
↑ Lottery – A Year's Free Membership
Eileen Thornton, individual member.
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