Award winners order announced!

award winnersLemn hosting eventLemn and RosThe Creative Future Literary Award ceremony on Friday at  the Small Wonder Festival was a great success.During a delicious afternoon tea, Lemn Sissay  handed out the awards . He then went onto host the reading with his usual dynamism and  guest writer, Ros Barber shared an emotional and powerful piece. 13 of the 18 the award winners read their work with the work of absent writers read by an actor. The event, with a full audience, took place in the gorgeous surroundings of Charleston House. Audience feedback included, “inspiring and fantastically enjoyable” and “excellent quality work in an amazing venue” Unfortunately, some award winners couldn’t attend the event but you can see one, Alasdair Watt, reading his award winning work ‘Just a Spark’ if you click on this link. Award winners won the following awards.

Award Genre Title of piece Name
Platinum Poetry My Father Sarah Walker
Platinum Flash fiction The Spark Moray Sanders
Gold Poetry I want one Cathy Bryant
Gold Flash fiction What was the Spark? Jarred McGinnis
Silver Poetry Lightbulbs Dolly Sen
Silver Flash fiction Lifebird Tom Jayston
Bronze Poetry Immortal Nicola Wood
Bronze Flash fiction Wasp Tracey Watkins
Highly commended Poetry Sparks Fly Susan Kent
Highly commended Flash fiction Boston Anne Oatley
Highly commended Poetry Finding the Source Deborah Beecher
Highly commended Flash fiction Uncle’s Gold Pen Penny Pepper
Highly commended Poetry Amnesia Laura Thornley
Highly commended Flash fiction Just a Spark Alasdair Watt
Commended Poetry Sparkling Personality Susan Kent
Commended Flash fiction Follow Your Judgement Lynne E Blackwood
Commended Poetry Lithium Sun Dolly Sen
Commended Flash fiction Next Wendy Bettis
Commended Poetry The Little-Bang David Paton
Commended Flash fiction Contact Peter Jordan

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