The SHORTLIST for the BWP Short Story category is announced

And here it is, the long awaited Shortlist for The Bournemouth Writing Prize Short Story!

Congratulations to everyone listed here. The winner will be announced at the end of the month.


The Bournemouth Writing Prize Shortlist 2022

Conducting by Jack Fenton

Father’s Day by Chris Cottom

Love Apples by Liz Houchin

Mixology by Susan Finlay

Pieces Of Her Child  by Chris Edwards-Pritchard

Reunion  by Bernie McQuillan

Spread Those Wings and Fly by Hannah Storm

The Boy Who Fell out of the Tree by Penny Frances

The Flood by Xenobe Purvis

The Man Who Loves Tchaikovsky Beats his Wife: A Symphony in Four Parts

The Prescription by Terry Kerins

The Rescue Dog by David Butler

The Soul is Separate thing from the body by Kate McCarthy

The Specific Ocean by by Corinna Keefe

Up by Neil Tully

Walking with William Butler by Jennifer Armstrong