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Results of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition 2019

The results of the Olga Sinclair Open Short Story Competition are as follows:

Finalists:

  • 1st Place – The Serenity of Still Water by Iain Andrews
  • 2nd Place – Cornelia by Joseph Hipgrave
  • 3rd Place – Panorama by Alexander Sparrow

Runners Up:

  • A Flash of White by Rebecca Burton
  • Anniversary by Louise Wilford
  • Cover-Up by Louise Goulding
  • Forgiveness by Lesley Bowen
  • Guising and Souling by Cathy Rushworth
  • Ten Thousand Hours of Love by Robert Kibble
  • These Damn Conspirators of Hell by Phillip Vine

Long listed:

  • Ruth Flanagan
  • Joseph Francis McCullough
  • Phillip Vine
  • Maureen Nisbet
  • Stephanie Makins
  • Colin Sheehan
  • Jonathan Sean Lyster
  • Phyllida Scrivens
  • Jacqueline Fowle
  • Jeni Lawes

Members Shield Challenge:

  • 1st place: The Serenity of Still Water by Iain Andrews
  • 2nd place: How to Become a Spook by Anne Funnell
  • 3rd place: Childhood Haunts by Jon Platten

Highly commended:

  • The Golden Thread by Rachel Wood
  • Boris and the Boy by Phyllida Scrivens