“Escape” Micro Fiction vs Poetry Contest Winners Announced

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

Click for details of our flash fiiction and poetry competionOur “Escape” writing contest for micro fiction and poetry received a record 29 entries from 24 different writers. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who took part and helped make this the best and most exciting contest we have run so far.

The final score was:

Team Micro Fiction – 16

Team Poetry – 13

So we now declare Team Micro Fiction the winner of this battle of the short form literature! In recognition of this, the winners from the micro fiction category will be presented first. You can read the winning entries in this week’s fiction post: Micro Fiction Vol 2 : Escape. The winners from the poetry category are also now available to read in the new fiction post Three Poems of Escape.

Here are the winners:

Micro Fiction

1st Place
The Incident of the Crow through the Window, by Teagan Jackel

Congratulations, Teagan, your £5 prize will be on its way to you soon.

Runners Up
Laura Huntley, Andrew Campbell-Kearsey and Thomas D. Webster

Poetry

1st Place
Drive, by Rich Mather

Congratulations, Rich, your £5 prize will be on its way to you soon.

Runners Up
Rebecca J. Crompton and Cathy Bryant

Both winners and all the runners up will be offered the chance to appear in Great Escapes | Volume 2 (scheduled for Autumn 2013).

For more information about Great Escapes | Volume 1, scheduled for release January 2013, check out our books section.


  • Dave

    Congratulations to the winners and runners up in both categories. Well done.

  • Congratulations – all incredibly well-deserved.