Writers' & Artists' Short Story Competition 2014 Shortlist

20th March 2014
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8th December 2020

We've had an overwhelming response this year - better than ever before. With nearly 3,000 entries of an extremely high standard, our judge has had her work cut out trying to narrow down so many great entries. Thank you to everyone who submitted their work!

However, tough as they were, decisions have had to be made. 

The shortlist of writers whose stories are being considered for a cash prize of £500 and a place at an Arvon writing course are as follows:

The Visit by Nathan Indarsingh

Substitute by D J Prince

The Quack Seat by Jonathan Smith

Just Visiting by Kelly Snow

Fallen 1 by Bernadette Steadman

When Sleeping by Vanessa Wilson

A Visitor by Kevin Franke

Minute Music by Amanda Oosthuizen

Visit to the Oracle by Don Nixon

The Visit by Kate Sheehy 

The winner and two runners-up will be announced here a week from today - on Friday 28th March. Good luck to everyone on the shortlist and again, thank you for such a positive response. It's a privilege for us to read the work of so many keen writers.

Didn't make the shortlist this time? Try, try and try again! Our historical fiction competition is now up and running.

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Congratulations to the winners! I would love to read their stories. Which area should I click in order to read the prize-winning stories? I hope someone can guide me to it. Thank you.

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30/03/2014

Congratulations one and all. You have done so well to be on a shortlist of 3000 entries. That is some achievement.

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28/03/2014

Congratulations to the winners! 3000 entries... must have been tough, to say the least.

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