Andrew Blackman congratulating Alex, who wins a £200 Gift Voucher from Waterstones.
2nd Prize: "Perspective" by Annabel Banks
3rd Prize: "The Grand Union" by Esther Madden
Commended: "Chasing Dragons Underground" and "To Be Like You".
Thanks to Josie Collins who organised the competition, and to the Old Operating Theatre for the incredible venue, and to the Times Literary Supplement who also supported this award. Shortlisted stories here.