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Thursday, April 26, 2012

And the result is...

12 April 2012: The results of the international Willesden Herald short story competition 2012 as judged by Roddy Doyle were announced at Willesden Green library centre tonight. First prize went to "Winter Lambing" by Virginia Gilbert. Equal runners up were "Curtains" by Charles Lambert and "Frost Heave" by Geraldine Mills. Thanks to all who helped tonight, more details to follow.

"Liars' League actors read extracts from six stories shortlisted for the international fiction prize, plus the winner and runners-up are revealed." The actors in order of appearance on the night: Susan Moisan, Camila Fiori, Silas Hawkins, Rob Witcomb, Adam Diggle, Will Goodhand. (More)


Announcement: Willesden 2012 short list
Introducing the authors of the short-listed stories 2012
Save the Library Centre/Keep Willesden Green
Facebook event listing and comments

Reports (adding as discovered)

Nick Holdstock (including excerpt from "Half")
Charles Lambert
Mary O'Shea (on Facebook comments: "A mug?")
Mikey Delgado
Willesden Green Writers' Group
The Library Lab
The writing of "In the Service of the Demon"
A mention at Blake Friedmann agency (new)
Geraldine Mills: When Someone Believes in your Writing (new)

Read all the short-listed stories in New Short Stories 6 from:

The Willesden Bookshop, Library Centre, 95 High Street, Willesden, London NW10. Please support our local bookshop. Website (free delivery UK)
Publisher direct (delivery price varies)
The Book Depository (free delivery worldwide) (possible free delivery in the US)
Barnes & Noble

Available worldwide. To order from your preferred supplier, please quote: "Willesden Herald: New Short Stories 6" (Publisher Pretend Genius Press, 2012). ISBN: 978-0-9778526-6-6

Supported by Willesden Green Writers' Group


Vanessa Gebbie said...

Many many congratulations to all the finalists, and an extra YEE HA! for the three placed writers.

Ossian said...

Thanks Vanessa.