2014 Short Story Competition


Story title Author
Lures Liz Kershaw, Whitbourne, Herefordshire
Telling the Bees Helen Morris, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire
Jen's Gallery Bruce Harris, Seaton, Devon
Rising Tide Mike Watson, Darlington, Co Durham
The Hum Josie Turner, Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Killing Me Softly Alison Sadler, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Boy with the Magic Fingers Lucy Bignall, Pullenvale, Australia
Rook Anna Orridge, Croydon, Greater London
The Authority Justine Budenz, Stoke Newington, London
Fergal's First Gig Mike Fox, Richmond, Greater London


Lures by Liz Kershaw

Fergal's First Gig by Mike Fox


The judge for both the 2014 and 2015 Short Story Competition was the best-selling crime novelist, Leigh Russell. Leigh Russell is the award-winning author of twelve, international best-selling novels. She has a Masters degree in English and American Literature, has taught English in secondary schools and tutored creative writing students.



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