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Announcing our 2016 Short Story Finalists!

September 13 2016

Dragonfly Tea Short Story competition finalists 2016

After receiving an outstanding number of entries from talented writers, exploring our themes of Discovery and Adventure, our judges have chosen their favourites and we are delighted to announce our shortlist! 

Finalists: 2016 Dragonfly Tea Short Story Competition:

Main Competition:
Hannah Hastilow
John Dilworth
Amanda Huggins
Jo Tiddy
Kathy Stevens
Christy Ku

Finalists: 2016 Dragonfly Tea Children’s Short Story Competition:

Children's Competition
Ages 12-15:
Abby Hallett
Payron Clifford
Mia Myers
Alanis Ballans
Sachleen Soor
Sophie Koziell-Pipe
Children's Competition
Ages 8-11:
Ben Barnard
Tristan Clark Lam
Charlie Martin
Oscar Heelan
Louis Williams
Abbas Ali
Children's Competition
Ages 4-7:
Benjamin Jenkins
Benji Rilett
Bertie Wood
Isla-mai Verlander
Isla Batchelor
Lachlan Hudson-Cubitt

Our finalists have all been invited to a special prize-giving ceremony at the Henley Literary Festival in October, where our winners will be announced by actress and comedian Helen Lederer. 

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who entered our competition this year, we were incredibly impressed with the standard of entries we received.