The Tenby Book Fair is the first event of the Tenby Arts Festival -Saturday 24th September 2016 – 11 am to 3 pm
Presentations for the Tenby Book Fair Writing Competitions will take place at 12.30 on Saturday, 24th September 2016
For entrants aged 7 – 12, an essay (one page) entitled: My Favourite Character.
Collections of books are very generously being donated as prizes by Firefly Press.
1st Prize: Leo Robertson
2nd Prize: Olivia Robertson
3rd Prize: Libby James
1st Prize William Russell
2nd Prize Darcy Conbeer
3rd prize Zihan Lin
Congratulations to all the winners. And thank you to everyone who entered the competition. There were a many entries and the standard was excellent. The judges had great difficulty coming to their decisions.
Young Adult Flash Fiction Competition
For entrants aged 12 – 18, a 100 word Creepy Tale.
First Prize £15 book token. 2 runners-up: £5 book token.
1st Prize: Gracie Ardolino
2nd Prize: Catrin Lawrence
3rd Prize: Zack Spencer
Congratulations to these three winners. There were some very Creepy Tales indeed. I think the judges had nightmares after reading some of these!
Short Story Competition
For entrants 18 and over: a short story, “The Bag Lady.”
First Prize £25 Second prize £10 Third Prize £5.
1st Prize: James Purchase
2nd Prize: Eloise De Sousa
Joint 3rd Prize: Keith Bell & Wybert Bendall
There were a great many excellent entries in this category and some interesting and innovative slants on the title. I am told it was a difficult choice.
As well as receiving their prizes on the day the winners will have their stories published on the Tenby Book Fair website