Short Story Competition 2021
In 2021, Morrab Library held a Short Story Competition. This page presents the winning entries. The competition was sponsored by member Nigel Castle, and prizes were donated by the Edge of the World Bookshop and we are grateful for their support.
1st prize: The Allotment by Gabrielle Johnson – read it here
2nd prize: When Raindrops Travel up Instead of Down by Jackie Taylor – read it here
3rd prize: The Perfect Muse by George Mackay – read it here
Shortlisted: The Snap Tin by Dianne Noble – read it here
Shortlisted: Panther Boys by Christopher Morley – read it here
1st prize: The weather woman by Evelyn Murdoch – read it here
2nd prize: The Sound by Meghan Bridge – read it here
3rd prize: Memoirs of a Happy Hamster by Ilani Weeks – read it here
Highly commended: The Evil Sprite’ by Ulrik Sparkes – read it here
Highly commended: Ivy’s Bark by Rosie Van Vestraut – read it here
Highly commended: Monster of Mounts Bay by Arthur Hughes – read it here
Highly commended: The girl, her curiosity and their animal adventure by Evelyn Moxham read it here
The judges were delighted by a submission from Library Member Mary Gabriel, who captured the spirit and endurance of the library during lockdown, finishing with a poem. Read Morrab Moments here.
Whether you’re an impassioned bibliophile or just someone who loves a good read, the Morrab is for you: a Cornish treasure house, a meeting place for like-minded souls, and a vibrant forum for contemporary writing.