Announcing the Short Story Shortlist for BWP 2023


We are delighted to announce the poetry shortlist for the Bournemouth Writing Prize 2023.

Congratulations to all who are shortlisted and thank you to everyone who entered. Watch this space as the winners will be announced shortly.

2023 Short Story Shortlist:

Duffield by Noel Taylor

Audition by Alex McDonald

Jam First by Ann Morgan

Alice and the Whale by Ellie Taylor

Good People, Kind People by Jay McKenzie

To be on the Safe Side by Karen Hollands

皮 Skin by Kwan Ann Tan

Hypatia the First by Laura Gavin

Daddy longlegs by Mary Shovelin

A letter to my grandson at the end of my life by Peter Endicott

The Thirteenth Floor by Richard Hooton

We Were Just Kids Ourselves by Rosie Chen

Conversations with foxes by Sarah Humby