Tenby Book Fair 2016 – The Results of the Writing Competitions

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

Children’s Competition.

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.

First  category

1st Prize: Leo Robertson

2nd Prize: Olivia Robertson

3rd Prize: Libby James

Second category

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.
The prizes are donated by Cambria Publishing Co-operative
 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

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