Congratulations again to all of the shortlisted authors. Here are the winners!
First Prize Winner: Night Light by Jo Withers
Why we chose it: a beautifully emotional piece with perfectly crafted language
Second Prize Winner: When The Lovely Assistant Jumped The Box by Sally Curtis
Why we chose it: a great sense of character and shift in such a small word count
People’s Prize Winner: I Polished All Our Shoes on Saturday Evenings by Kathryn Crowley
Energy Saving Is Added To The Curriculum by Alice Tarleton – Read it here
The Gifts Of The Magi by Anne Soilleux- Read it here
The Journey of Motherhood, Mapped Out by Shiny Things by Rachel Canwell – Read it here
Freedom Day by H M Hulme – Read it here
Monster Truck by Susan Wigmore – Read it here
Each Autumn I Face a Dilemma Over a Pair of Gloves by Katie Holloway – Read it here
Jo and Sally win the cash prizes, and Kathryn wins 5 free subs to the WestWord journal in 2023
Well done to everyone!
We’ll be back with our next monthly micro comp in January 2023! Enjoy the break and thanks for taking part!