Congratulations again to all of the shortlisted authors. Here are the winners!
First Prize Winner: In The Shade Of My Mother by Emily Macdonald
Why we chose it: A tender interpretation of the prompt, with a wonderfully telling title
Second Prize Winner: How To Carry Countries Inside You by Salena Casha
Why we chose it: A beautifully written reflection on home and family
People’s Prize Winner: In The Shade of My Mother by Emily Macdonald
Being It by Jan-Erskine Power – Read it here
The Green Green Grass Of Home by Jeff Taylor – Read it here
Dead Wood by Anne Soilleux – Read it here
When He Falls by Alison Wassell – Read it here
Telling The Tree by Jane Broughton – Read it here
A New Family Tree by Katie Holloway – Read it here
They Burn Women Here by Maria Thomas – Read it here
Emily and Salena win the cash prizes, and Emily also wins a ticket for our next online FlashFest
Well done to everyone!
We’ll be back with our next monthly micro comp in July – and then we take a break in August.