2023 short story short list!

We’re thrilled to announce our short story short list! ✍️

This is a short story competition with #soul! Thanks to everybody who entered – we know the work that goes into your writing.
Once again it was a tough job getting the list down to 5 compelling stories.

Congratulations to:
Jodie Kewley for ‘Mouse in Paris’
Deborah May for ‘Dust’
Molly Dunn for ‘Small Town God’
Kamille Roach for ‘Wife in Silhouette’
Kristof Mikes-Liu for  ‘The Sense of Endings’

Huge thanks once again to Laurie Steed for his dedication and commitment to the short story form. Thanks to the committee for all the work they put in behind the scenes!
Winners will be announced on 8 February at a an anthology launch event. Save the date – venue and other details to come