Crossing the Tees 2018 Short Story Competition

The Crossing the Tees 2018 Short Story Competition is now closed.
Shortlisted entries can be found below and competition winners will be announced later in the year. Details of the anthology will be announced in due course.

Short Story Competition 2018 Shortlist

Congratulations to the shortlisted Short Story Competition entrants. We were thrilled to receive over 80 short stories and have had a tough time deciding which should go through to the shortlist. The prize winners will be announced at a celebratory event in December – more details to follow. Thanks to everyone who took part and well done to those who made the shortlist:

Hayley Liversidge Watching And Waiting
Deborah Barwick   English Rose
Susan Chapman The Corner Shop
Lisette Auton Just a Memory
Julie Glass The Game
Terry Hart A Working Class Tale
Dominic JP Nelson-Ashley Plastic is better than metal
Rebecca Chadfield The Diavel Rides Out
Scott Beveridge Keep on calling me
Kelly Schweizer The Last Dance
Alan Parkinson The Wicker Man
Joanne Derrick With Interest
Lisa Burns Getting Over It
Lydia Rain In The Motherhood
Matthew Williams It’s Hard to Hold a Candle
Alan Pilkington Reaping the Whirlwind
Madeleine Sutcliffe Newly Minted
Aileen Cox The Traveller’s Tale
Paul Goodchild 10 18
Fran Hunnisett Just a Small Boat
Paul Broadhead The Girl Who Watched the Stars
Rosanna Turton The Noisy Night
Tony Harrison Resurrection Act
Kathy Hoyle Nancy
Marion Husband The Eye of the Beholder
Peter James Martin Destination Middlesbrough
Francesca Baker Toothpaste Kisses
Effie Merryl Monkey’s Lament
Kathryn Baggot Eleanor
Carol Proud Ghost Writer
Marianne Amy A Little Bit of Magic
Nate Connor Failure’s Door