News from one of our previous winners:


I thought you would like to know that one of Frome Festival’s previous winners has won The William Faulkner Literary Contest in New Albany, Mississippi. Apparently, I was the first UK winner to win the short story category since the competition was established in 1997. The story was called Piano Solo. 
Also, (competition successes are obviously like buses – nothing for ages then two at once) another short story of mine is on the shortlist for the HG Wells Short Story Competition. That story is called, The Last Flight of La Librairie d’Afrique du Nord. The results for that are out at the end of November. 
I have had some successes in the meantime. My novel My Beautiful Imperial was published at the end of 2017. It was translated into Spanish, entitled Mi Querido Imperial, in 2018.
A more recent novella called The Significance of Swans, came 2nd in the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2019.
I will always be grateful to Frome Festival for helping me on my way.
Best wishes, 
Rhiannon Lewis, Winner of the 2017 Short Story Competition with The Jugs Stay with the Dresser

News from one of our previous winners:


I thought you would like to know that one of Frome Festival’s previous winners has won The William Faulkner Literary Contest in New Albany, Mississippi. Apparently, I was the first UK winner to win the short story category since the competition was established in 1997. The story was called Piano Solo. 
Also, (competition successes are obviously like buses – nothing for ages then two at once) another short story of mine is on the shortlist for the HG Wells Short Story Competition. That story is called, The Last Flight of La Librairie d’Afrique du Nord. The results for that are out at the end of November. 
I have had some successes in the meantime. My novel My Beautiful Imperial was published at the end of 2017. It was translated into Spanish, entitled Mi Querido Imperial, in 2018.
A more recent novella called The Significance of Swans, came 2nd in the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2019.
I will always be grateful to Frome Festival for helping me on my way.
Best wishes, 
Rhiannon Lewis, Winner of the 2017 Short Story Competition with The Jugs Stay with the Dresser

News from a past winner: Rhiannon Lewis recently contacted us with news of her successes since winning the competition in 2017. The organisers and 2017 judge Laura Wilkinson were thrilled to hear of her achievements!


I thought you would like to know that one of Frome Festival’s previous winners has won The William Faulkner Literary Contest in New Albany, Mississippi. Apparently, I was the first UK winner to win the short story category since the competition was established in 1997. The story was called Piano Solo. 
Also, (competition successes are obviously like buses – nothing for ages then two at once) another short story of mine is on the shortlist for the HG Wells Short Story Competition. That story is called, The Last Flight of La Librairie d’Afrique du Nord. The results for that are out at the end of November. 
I have had some successes in the meantime. My novel My Beautiful Imperial was published at the end of 2017. It was translated into Spanish, entitled Mi Querido Imperial, in 2018.
A more recent novella called The Significance of Swans, came 2nd in the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2019.
I will always be grateful to Frome Festival for helping me on my way.
Best wishes, 
Rhiannon Lewis, Winner of the 2017 Short Story Competition with The Jugs Stay with the Dresser

News from a past winner

Writer Rhiannon Lewis recently contacted us with news of her successes since winning the competition in 2017. The organisers and 2017 judge Laura Wilkinson were thrilled to hear of her achievements!


I thought you would like to know that one of Frome Festival’s previous winners has won The William Faulkner Literary Contest in New Albany, Mississippi. Apparently, I was the first UK winner to win the short story category since the competition was established in 1997. The story was called Piano Solo. 
Also, (competition successes are obviously like buses – nothing for ages then two at once) another short story of mine is on the shortlist for the HG Wells Short Story Competition. That story is called, The Last Flight of La Librairie d’Afrique du Nord. The results for that are out at the end of November. 
I have had some successes in the meantime. My novel My Beautiful Imperial was published at the end of 2017. It was translated into Spanish, entitled Mi Querido Imperial, in 2018.
A more recent novella called The Significance of Swans, came 2nd in the New Welsh Writing Awards in 2019.
I will always be grateful to Frome Festival for helping me on my way.
Best wishes, 
Rhiannon Lewis, Winner of the 2017 Short Story Competition with The Jugs Stay with the Dresser


Best wishes, 
Rhiannon Lewis, Winner of the 2017 Short Story Competition with The Jugs Stay with the Dresser

The 2020 competition is open and our judge this year is author, journalist and broadcaster, Bel Mooney.

2019 Short-list announced

Short List 2019

A Long Way from Home

Double Take

Foetal Position

Is this the Fussen Train?

It’s a Trap

It’s Later than you Think

Murmuration

My Name’s Verity

On Brasenose Two

Outside

Trapped in a Box

Will you Make Welshcakes?

Your Move

Long List 2019

Congratulations to the writers of these stories which have reached the long list.

1932 (The Bonus Army)

A Little ‘Me Time’

Amazing

Call me Elspeth

Crow

Dictator Perpetuo

Double Take

Far from the Poppy Fields

Fifty Dollars

Foetal Position

Is this the Fussen Train?

It’s a Trap

It’s Later than you Think

Long Way from Home

Murmuration

My Land, your Land

My Name’s Verity

On Brasenose Two

Outside

Plant a Tree in ’73

Podsnezhniki

Rootless

Silver Fish for Silver Coins

The Boxing Day Shout

The Chestnut Harvest

The Condor

The Fire-Breathing Dragon of Salford

The Textures of Life

Trapped in a Box

Visiting Time

Will you make Welshcakes?

Woman in a Chair

You were Warned

Your Move

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