Congratulations to the authors of the twelve stories that our judge, Alex Wheatle, will be reading.
After the winners are announced, we will add the authors names to all the short and long listed stories.
An Heirloom - Pete Court
Authors in Residence - Andrew Byrne
Colours Fade to Black and White - Jo Derrick
Expression - Shirley Golden
Family Flowers - Diane Simmons
Flapjack - Sal Page
For King and Country - Tracy Fells
Melancholia - Sue Harrop
The Dead Animals Register - Seth Insua
The Tightrope Walker - Veronica Bright
There's Always That - Erik Lofroth
Tingalay-o - Cecilia Crowson