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01 September 2017

Idea short story competition: the long list

Idea short story competition: the long list

We're delighted to reveal the long list of entries to our short story competition.  

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition. We had more than 100 entries which we loved reading. Making the tricky decisions to put forward 20 for the long list was much harder. 


The long list entries for the over-18s are: 

I was lost  - Tracy Liddle

The most important cat in Egypt (Joseph) - Mary Jarrett

10 minutes to change the world - Michael Gowen

Yirmeyahu  - Chris Greenhalgh

The potter’s house - Lynne Pugh

Abide with me  - Valerie Rudd

Mount Carmel - Tom Goodfellow

Until the day breaks  - Chris Greenhalgh

A parable for today - Heather Flack

It was a Friday  - Simon Baynes

I saw a man - Valerie Brown

The Walker  - Mark Thornton

The shepherd lad - Paul Baker

Beulah’s boys  - Glenys Adams

The guilty freed - Wendy Bathgate

Prologue to his coming  - Lester Amann


The long list of entries for the under-18s are:  

Mr Mdaiwa’s mercy - Amisadai Monger

Resurrection of hope  - Hannah Mead

The plagues of Maybe Prep - Arwen Holden-White


Congratulations to all of our long list entrants!  

We will be announcing the short listed entries on 15 September 2017.