WINNER of the 2012 Short Story Competition
We were delighted to announce Beth Reed as winner of the 2012 Askance Short Story Competition for her story The Thinker. Beth Reed was selected by our charity of the year ACT. In consultation with ACT, Askance have selected two other writers for runner up prizes – SG Yates for Carried Away and Thomas Edward Ogden for Open to Get Inside
Thank you to everyone who entered the competition. We received entries from all over the world and were impressed with the quality of most.
An anthology entitled Positional Vertigo, including all the shortlisted stories was published in October and launched on 6 November 2012 in Cambridge. It features the work of the three winners and shortlisted stories by Terence Braverman, Robert Good, Jackie Hawkins, Simon Humphreys, Marcella Jackson, Sharon Jarvis, Grace Keating, Omar Majeed, Alex MacLeod, Rob Walton, Vincent Wood and two other stories by DJ Wiseman and Jabez Cole.