Congratulations to everyone who reached the long list of this year’s award and a big thank you to all the writers who entered from around the globe. We received 1439 entries this year – stories from 45 different countries, covering most of the letters of the alphabet! Continue reading
After a busy reading period, we’ve finalised dates for this year’s Award announcements –
- Long listed story titles will be published on this site and via social media on –
Friday 24th June
- Short listed story titles will be published on this site and via social media on –
Friday 1st July
- The five winning (1st, 2nd 3rd, local prize and Acorn Award for an unpublished writer) and the two commended stories selected by our judge, Mair Bosworth plus the author names for all listed stories will be published on this site and via social media on –
Wednesday 13th July
Please note: All long listed, short listed, winning and commended authors will be informed by email (or phone, in the case of the winners) shortly before the public announcements are made.
Best wishes to all and thank you for your entries. We’ve been enjoying reading them.