Frome Festival Short Story Competition is delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 contest, chosen by our guest judge, author, journalist and broadcaster, Bel Mooney:

Bel highly commended all the shortlisted entries – see Results page for her comments and click on the titles on this page to read the stories.

Local Prize (writers living within 25 miles of Frome Library), chosen by Frome writer and tutor, Alison Clink:

Many congratulations to our winners and heartfelt thanks to all who took part and shared their stories.


First, second and third prize winners and local winners. Click here»

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The Frome Short Story Competition is an international competition open to all unpublished and published writers. Find out more»
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