Following our prizegiving in Frome on July 11th, here are the 2021 results:

First place, Tony Peake with Your Call’; second place, Arleen McCrombie with ‘North Ridge’; third place, Jimmy Lowther with ‘Kingfisher; highly commended, Mary Byrne with ‘Finishing Touch‘ and Stella Townson with Butch’.

Local prizes (from writers within 25 miles of Frome): joint first place to Jimmy Lowther (Kingfisher) and Stella Townson (Butch); third place, Jo Kirk with ‘The Last Apple; highly commended, Adrienne Howell with My Boy Jonah’.

Congratulations to the winners. Click on the titles above to read the winning stories.

Thank you to all our entrants for your wonderful stories and your ongoing interest in this competition.


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