We are delighted to announce the longlist for 2024. It’s always a difficult task to select from the many excellent entries and we enjoyed reading every one of them.Thank you to all our entrants for supporting this competition.

The shortlist will follow in a couple of weeks and, as usual, the final results will be announced at the prize-giving at the end of Frome Festival, this year on July 14th. Meanwhile congratulations to the longlisted authors of the following stories: 

Long list 2024

A Dying Breed

A Father’s Son

A House Filled with Light

A Struggle for Words

Another Day in Paradise

Arrogance Management

Australia

Ben Garrett Saved my Life

Eyes for the World

Family

Flying Away

Game

Getting Even

High Hurstwood

Jellyfish

Laurie is Red, Jonas is Blue

Lost Plot

No-one Wants to be Second Best

Normandy

On the Border

Skin

Skirrid

Somethin’ Stupid

The Bookmark

The Draugh

The Ivy on the Wall

The Job at Dobson’s

The Last Horse

The Teller of Tales

Until it Hurts

White Rose

 

 

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