Crossing the Tees Short Story  Competition 2019

Budding authors and creative writers – share your stories with us for a chance to appear in a published anthology and take home a cash prize.  There is no theme to the competition.

1st Prize £100 | 2nd Prize £75 | 3rd Prize £50

Free to enter and open to everyone aged 16 or over, terms and conditions apply. Closing date for entries is midnight 31 July 2019

Download an entry form here:  Short Story Competition Entry Form 2019

Crossing the Tees 2018 Short Story Launch Night

We were thrilled to receive over 80 entries for the 2018 Short Story competition and, as ever,  it was difficult to choose a winner.

The  winners were announced at a celebratory event on December 10th.


Fran Hunnisett – Just a Small Boat

Second Place

Dominic JP Nelson-Ashley – Plastic is Better Than Metal

Third Place

Rebecca Chadfield – The Diavel Rides Out

Highly Commended

Kathryn Baggot – Eleanor

Nate Connor – Failure’s Door

Jo Derrick – With Interest

Marion Husband – The Eye of the Beholder

Alan Parkinson – The Wicker Man

Thanks to everyone who took part and well done to those who made the shortlist.