Competition 2008/9 winners

The final judging is complete. Exeter Writers would like to thank all those who entered the competition and wrote such a fascinating and varied selection of short stories. We hope you enjoy reading the winning stories. The final line-up is:

First prize:

Learning to Swim
by Anne Summerfield

Second prize:

Honour thy Father
by Tony Matthews

Third prize:

Swimming Away
by Clare Reddaway


(not in order of preference)

Marigolds in Winter
by Linda Mitchelmore

Life Class
by Anne M Watts

The Scapedog by Anne Goodwin

Rosie's Kiss by Joan Moules

The Dog in the Pram by Maggie Knutson

Gaudy by Martin Sorrell

Straight A's by Ian Burton

Matoose Rowsay by Jenny Knight

Flight of the Worm by Janet Edwards

Ready to Explode by Catherine Scott