The Crossing the Tees Book Festival Short Story Competition 2022/2023 is now open to entries.

Free to enter, 3000 word max limit, no theme.

Closing date: Sunday 31st July 2022

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2021/2022 Competition Results

FIRST PLACE
Grace Notes by Gwenda Major

SECOND PLACE
Thinking Too Much by Martyn Greenwood

THIRD PLACE
Manhole 1995 by Ann Ridley

HIGHLY COMMENDED
The Robin by Sarah Benjamin
The Last Train by Hazel Storr

SHORTLISTED STORIES
Death by Zoom by Clara Barley
The Holographic Chalk Circle by Edward Barnfield
Off Script by Joe Berry
Neil or Alan or Something Like That by F.E. Birch
Snowfall by Penny Blackburn
Good neighbours by Liz Carr
Lexi’s Cone of Love by Beck Collett
The Body in the Glen by Arthur Gardiner
Witt’s End by S.P. Hannaway
The Girl on the Metro by John Holmes
Something To Believe In by Andrew Hook
Numbering the Stones by Julie Kirk
About a Foot and a Half from the Centre of the Universe by Jonathan Macho
Predictions by Fabiana Elisa Martínez
The Gardener by Angie Mckean
Baked Beans by Mo Morters
The Mirror in the Garden by Heather Moss
Hands of Doom by Timothy Naslund
Checking Out by Thomas Nicholson
You Should Have Read the Small Print by Hazel Osmond
Love, Axel by Martha Patterson
One Small Step by JP Seabright
Standing Up by Chris Sewart
Crabapple Jelly by Teika Marija Smits
When the Rabbit Came To Call by Rhiannon Snaith
Lucky Bet by James Waite
Snapgot and the Sisters Grey by Mike Watson

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