H.E.Bates Short Story Competition

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2020/21 Competition


We are pleased to announce the results

of the 2020/2021 competition:


First prize   Amanda Huggins  'In The Time It Takes To Make A Risotto'

Second prize  Paul Barnett  'Rescued'

Third prize  Peter Hankins  'Saudade'


Sadly, none of the entries from Northamptonshire writers managed to make the shortlist, so we are unable to award the Northamptonshire prize this year.