6. Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition

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Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition 2022 – THE WINNERS

Congratulations to our prizewinners in this year’s competition!

(Click on the highlighted story titles to read the winning stories.)

First Prize £200) went to Christine Howe of Carlisle for Lewis.

Second Prize (£100) went to Heather Alabaster from Durham for The Potent Lily.

Third Prize £50 went to Denny Jace of Telford for The Other People.

Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition 2022 – Longlisted Entries!

The Doris Gooderson Short Story Competition 2022 is now closed. The judging process is underway and we will announce winners at the beginning of October.

Here’s a list of the entries that have made it through to the long list:

A Familiar Face
A Woman of No Importance
Amazon Adventure
Best Foot Forward
Butterflies in my Stomach
Carpe Diem
Cinders goes to the ball
Dignified to the End
Fishnets and Payback
Flirty Gertie
Hidden in Plain Sight
Passing Strangers
She Found Him In the Terminal Bar and Grill
Ships Brushing Past in the Night
Stranger than Fiction
Swimming to the Island
The Beach
The Cost of living
The House
The Invitation
The Man in the Hat
The Other People
The Potent Lily
The Wow Factor
When You look at it This Way


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