Congratulations to the winners of the Anthology Short Story Competition

Shadow of a hand on a yellow wall

First place

Louise Rimmer-Williams, England – Hang Ten 

Louise’s winning story will be published in a forthcoming issue of Anthology

Second place

TJ Honson, England – Sick Enough 

Third place

Isobel Copley, England – Looking at the Sky


Highly Commended

The judges would also like to highlight the work of the following three writers:
(in alphabetical order by second name)

Nicola Barfoot, England – TheTree
Petra Black, England – The Colour of Tulip Kingsblood
Sean Coffey, Ireland – Muggling Through
Kate Durrant, Ireland – La Bella Luna
William Ellis, England – When I Heard the Learn’d Gastronomer
Melanie Hutchinson, Australia – Memories in three – four 
BV Lawson, USA – Ode to Joy 
Wayne Moran, Ireland – Wild Flowers 
Yvonne Stewart, Scotland – None of This Was in the Brochure 


Thank you to all who participated in the competition. We would also like to thank our hardworking independent panel of judges, who carefully read and assessed each entry to select the shortlist, highly commended writers and overall winner.


Entries are now invited for the Anthology Short Story Award 2024