Competitions

Riptide International Short Story Competition 2010

We are very pleased to announce the long-list and the short list for the Riptide Short Story Prize 2010.

We’d like to thank everyone who entered the competition. All of the stories entered were read and re-read by a team of readers who selected thirty to go forward to our overall judge – novelist and short story writer Philip Hensher.

SHORT- LIST

Ward 51: Wings Kristen Bailey
My Brother, The Fly Amy Bartlett
Two and Two Make Five Nel Boswood
Times Like These Eric Devine
Just For Tourists Dominque Jackson
I’d Do Anything Jenny Knight
Secrets on the Bowery Freda Love Smith
The Lifeguard Amy Shuckburgh
Kite Season Anita Sivakumaran
What You Will Sheena Wilkinson

LONG LIST

Choices Annemarie Allan
Ward 51: Wings Kristen Bailey
My Brother, the Fly Amy Bartlett
Scrapbook Mother Nel Boswood
Two and Two Make Five Nel Boswood
Ward Round Tanvir Bush
The Nature of the Stone Rebecca Camu
The Viper Will Davis
Times Like These Eric Devine
Shadows David G Gibson
Buried Detta Guerrini
Wild Animals A M Howcroft
Just for Tourists Dominique Jackson
I’d Do Anything Jenny Knight
Longing / Unbelonging Anna Lunk
Secrets on the Bowery Freda Love Smith
The Marble Run Victoria McQuillan
Sisterhood Natasha Mirzoian
Handsome Guy Mitchell
Necropolis Philip Murnin
One Breath Below Mihaela Nicolescu
Don’t Breathe a Word Joanna Pocock
A Bracelet of Bright Hair Jane Ryan
Looking for Marmaduke Saskia Sarginson
Rolling with a Shank Nancy Saunders
Atlantic Breaker E C Seaman
The Lifeguard Amy Shuckburgh
Pocketknife and a Pen Diane Simonelli
Kite Season Anita Sivakumaran
What You Will Sheena Wilkinson

The launch and prize-giving ceremony will be held on November 2nd at Exeter Central Library as part of Exeter Children’s Literature Festival.