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Wall of Honour


Sentinel Annual Short Story Competition 2014




David Smith - Cheddar Pink

Tom Serengeti  - Ukuthwala

Erik Löfroth - There Is Always That

Lida Tsvetkova - A Summer (Un)like Any Other

Jonathan Hinden - Daffodils


Highly Commended

Diane Bown-Wilson – Feet of Clay

Catherine Edmunds – Along the Canal

Mairi Wilson – The Fiddler’s Rest

Valerie Knight – The Animals Came in Two by Two

Nick Birkhead - A Christmas Carol. 


Third Prize

Mel Fawcett – Snapped


Second Prize:

Ruth Muttlebury – Jail Grail


First Prize:

Radovana Jagrikova  – He


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Sentinel Annual Poetry Competition 2014


Commended Poems


Jennie Carr – Cordial

Eileen Carney Hulme - Cousin Vera

Frances Corkey Thompson - Freight

J V Birch - Growing Pains

Jennifer Hammond - Intaglio

Brian Clark - Lost Words

Harry Batty - Mula

Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins - Nemesis

Paul Church - New Year’s Day

Jo Haslam - Old glass

Sue Moules - Postcard from the Algarve

Guido - Richard’s Tooth

Peter Branson - Rooks

John Elinger - Water

John Lindley - The Catch

Melanie Whipman - The View from 92

Mandy Pannett - This

Norma Powers - Vintage

Sarah Watkinson - Yeavering Bell Meets Goat Hill


Highly Commended Poems


J V Birch - Therapy

Lesley Quayle - First Sight of Leeds after Leaving the M1

Derek Summers - Knots and Hitches

J.S.Watts - Night Notes on Sea (British Coast)

Doreen Hinchliffe - War Graves, the Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz


Third Prize

Frances Corkey Thompson - Sheep Read now>>>


Second Prize

Carolyn King – Poem


First Prize

R V Jones - 136 Jones, Paper-Boy Read now>>>


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Sentinel Annual Poetry Competition 2013


First Prize: Sharon Black "Green Sun" Read now>>

Second Prize: Caron Freeborn "My Last Duchess"

Third Prize: Philip Williams "October Web"


Highly Commended:


Hummingbird by Mingjuan Tan

Last Fish by Christopher Delaney

No Natural Predators by M V Williams

Spring Wedding by Anne Lawrence

What I Know About That Morning by Fiona Ritchie Walker

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Sentinel Annual Short Story Competition 2013


First Prize: Clare Marsh "Country Life"

Second Prize: Mairi Wilson "Fred’s Fish ‘n Chips"

Third Prize: Andrew Brush "The Cuckoo of Awareness"


Highly Commended:


‘Bargaining Powers’ by Anna Joseph

‘Home Truths’ by Gill Holland

‘Hera’s Echo’ by Seth Insua

‘Kalahari Sands’ by Terence Brick

‘It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know’ by Joe Hackett

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