Open Results 2016

Here are the results of the open competitions 2016.

The winning entries are also available here on the website. To read a story or poem, just click on its title below.

These will also be published in our anthology, The Write Path 2017, together with the full judging notes. Estimated publication date: end of October 2017.

Open Short Story – Judged by Tim Wilson

  1. £250 – Mrs Bonthrone's Last Day by Alison Wassell.
  2. £100 – One Mouth by Clare Pugh.
  3. £50 – Level Heaven by Michelle Pilkington.
Highly Commended
  • A History of Mattresses by Nastaya Parker.
  • Milk Roll by Laurence Edmondson.

Open Poetry – Judged by Doris Corti

  1. £250 – On a Wood Pigeon Proposition by Roger Elkin.
  2. £100 – The Gardener by Joyce Worsfold.
  3. £50 – Saying Goodbye by Jacqueline Pemberton.

Open Novella – Judged by Cressida Downing

  1. Book printing to the value of £300 – Offcomers by Gwenda Major.
  2. Book printing to the value of £200 – Which Way to Paradise? by Edward James.
  3. Book printing to the value of £100 – Shoot the Pink Pig by John Irving Clark.
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