2021 Doris Gooderson Shortlisted Entries

The entries in the 2021 Doris Gooderson Short Story competition that have made it through to the shortlist are:

An Ordinary Birthday Party

Child’s Play

Fast Train Approaching

Freedom Comes in Many Guises

Her Things

In Which the Zebra Goes Visiting and Escapes from a Tight Place

It Takes All Sorts

Mac The Knife

Mr Beaman’s Bible: A True Story from Missouri


Rose Quartz

Sea Change

Seizing the Initiative

Shakespeare and Shoes

Stone Angel

The Hide

The Honeymoon

The Reluctant Ghost

There’s Always Tomorrow

Watcher in the Dry