We are pleased to announce the winners of The Writers’ Block Creative Writing Competition 2020.
This year’s competition was on the theme of ‘Change’ and we loved the variety of styles and interpretations that were sent our way. We would like to thank everyone who entered, and congratulate our winners. You may all read the winning pieces here on our website. Those in first place will have their stories read aloud by The Story Republic performer Jo Lumber on Source FM radio, and we have included these recordings alongside their written pieces. Follow the links below to have a read and listen.
And the winners are…
18+ short story category
1st place – Friends by Hedva Anbar
2nd place – The Exercise Police by Jerry Bignell
18+ poetry category
1st place – Tadpole by Tessa Nicholson
2nd place – The Season of Change by Karen Waldron
runner up – Fortifications by Katherine Goda
runner up – Wabi Sabi by Amanda Addisson
12-17 years category
1st place – Time Flies by Alexandra Vevyan
2nd place – The Ship by Willow Lane
3rd place – Stardust by Filippo Rossi
8-11 years category
1st place – Jaffa’s Rainforest by Ellie Ross-Macdonald
2nd place – Were Once by Maia Kimpton
runner up – Scruff Always Barks by Nathan Davey
runner up – The Change of a Lifetime by Mohamed Yahie
Well done all, and keep writing!