July 2021 – shortlist and winners

Another very tough round of decisions for our judges this quarter, but now our July 2021 Short Story competition shortlist and winners are announced.

Congratulations to the following three winning entries:

1st: Denny JaceWho Am I?

2nd: Will GriffinPipe Dream

3rd: Caroline Ross TajasqueThe Train To Brighton

Prize money is on its way to you, and your stories are published here on our website.

Well done to the following writers who made it to the shortlist:

Beck Collett
Maureen Cullen
Mary Francis
Gwenda Major

Pete Pitman
J D Revitt
Claire Schon

Kerri Simpson

Both our writing competitions are open all year round with quarterly deadlines, so why not have a go and enter your work – we love to read and publish the best, both here on our site and in our annual print anthologies.

Enter our 1500 word Short Story Competition.

Enter our 500 word Flash Fiction Comptition.

Good luck!


Our Flash Fiction print anthology will be published in November. It will be available exclusively from our website, and we will be open for pre-ordering soon – keep an eye on the website and our social media.