H.E.Bates Short Story Competition

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             PRIZE GIVING

The winners were announced at the prize giving evening held at the usual meeting place for the Northampton Writers Group at 7.30 pm on February 4th.

This is the Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Northampton NN1 3AS.

It is opposite the side entrance of Marks and Spencer in the town centre and there is a public car park next to the venue.


2015 Competition

First Prize    

Five Staves And In Instant by Louise G Cole from Co.Roscommon, Ireland


Second Prize

The Last Of The Sand Dragons by Dan Purdue from Leamington Spa


Third Prize

The Look Of Leaving by Anne Corlett from Englishcombe, Bath


Northamptonshire Prize

Scoring An Own Goal In Tennis by Julia Thorley from Kettering


We would like to thank everyone who entered the competition. There could only be four prizewinners, but there were many other stories nearly as good as these.