Results of the 2014/15 Short Story Competition

We are delighted to announce the results of this year's competition:

 1st - The Parrots of Peckham Rye - Ceri Lowe-Petraske
2nd - Return to Budapest - J D Hellsinger
3rd - Massive Stone Lions - Lisa McDonald

Devon prize - Desire - Daisy-Mae Perkins

Short list

Harvest - Barbara Leahy
Witness - Holly Barratt
Pieces of Silver - Elizabeth Xifaras
A Souvenir - Ledlowe Guthrie
What Was Left - Joanna Campbell
Stones - Divyam Chaya Bernstein

The following 25 stories were long-listed:

Where the White Poppies Grow - Paul Barnett
Pierrot’s Tale - Jim Hudson
Creature of the Night - Christopher P Mooney
What was Left - Joanna Campbell
A Souvenir - Ledlowe Guthrie
Whale Watching in Kaikoura - Sofia Capel
Witness - Holly Barratt
The Question of Interventionism - Marc Penman
The Parrots of Peckham Rye - Ceri Lowe-Petraske
Harvest - Barbara Leahy
The Resume - Matt Zietsman
Jesus in a Tree - Diana Powell
Spring Tides - Catherine Menon
Kathmandu - Rose Stevens
Curls - Merran Jones
Stones - Divyam Chaya Bernstein
New Clive - James Holden
Through the Arched Window - Tracey Fells
Desire  - Daisy-Mae Perkins                  
Return to Budapest - J D Hellsinger
Massive Stone Lions - Lisa McDonald                    
Hobgoblin - Oliver M Lavery
Black as a Crow - Selma Carvalho
The Note - Alice Maghami
Pieces of Silver - Elizabeth Xifaras