H.E.Bates Short Story Competition

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2018 Competition

          We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 competition as follows:

First Prize            Elizabeth Pratt            "Space Junk"

Second Prize       David Mathews     "I Just Talk To Them"

Third Prize        Vanessa Horn         "Dreamcatcher"


The other entries to make the shortlist were

Kevin Chant     "Good Night, Sleep Tight"

Ailish Delaney    "Tom"

Sarah Evans    "Five Super-Easy Steps To Looking Fabulous"

Jay Fejer    "Aftermath"

David Mathews    "Doors: A Diane Ray Retrospective"

Diana Powell     "Miss Bird Catches A Wave"

Edward Sergeant    "Zoo"

Nick Stead    "Dying For A Drink"