Writer of the Year 2023 – The Winners

Many congratulations to the winners of The Writer of the Year Competition 2023 which was judged this year by our previous Creative Writing Fellow, Margaret Skea. This year we combined the Writer of the Year Competition with the publication of an Anthology – Pinch of Salt – Food for Thought, edited by Margaret Skea. All the winning entries are featured in the Anthology plus so much more ….

All details of how you can purchase this exciting new Anthology are here:
PINCH OF SALT – FOOD FOR THOUGHT

PROSE

1st Place
Jane Patmore – The Perfect Holiday Supper

Highly Commended
Alison Low – Hierarchy

Commended
Ali MacDougall – Food for Furlough

Commended
Graham Leake – Etiquette

POETRY

1st Place
Katrina Hadland – Eating My Feelings

Highly Commended
Diana Stevens – Urchin Suchi

Commended
Tammy Swift-Adams – Buckthorn and Blackthorn

Commended
Jock Stein – Off

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