Bridgend Writers’ Circle  

2018 Open Short Story Competition

Winners Page

First Prize

Dandelions

Gillian Drake

Swansea

Second Prize

The Scorer

Susan Jude

Cwmbran

Third Prize

A Champagne Celebration

Veronica Swinburne

Bolton

Click on any title to read the story

Judge's Comments can be downloaded here

Runners Up


The Tourists Don't Know Where They've Been

Nick Ratnett

Llangammarch


Storm Damage

Dianne Bown-Wilson

Exeter













Also Shortlisted


The Real Fake News

Paul Barnett

Clevedon


What on Earth?

Simon Moffett

Haverfordwest


Billy's Day Out

Barbara Hawkins

Bristol


A Lovely Ugly

Gwenda Mitchell

Gloucester


Even Tears Have Dreams

Paul Harris

Chatham

We wish to thank:


•  our judge, Dave Lewis, writer/poet/photographer/publisher (Pontypridd)

our sponsors, Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff)

all the participants whose stories we have enjoyed reading.

the people and organisations that help us publicise the event every year


The presentation evening will take place on Thursday, 5th July at Carnegie House, Bridgend, at 7.30.

Visitors are very welcome.


BWC meet on the first Thursday of the month at Carnegie House, at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome.


Janine Enos

for BWC Open Competition Committee