RoomtoWrite will announce the winners of our short story competition on 1st October at a small reception (6-7.30) at the Lafcadio Hearn Culture Centre at the Teikyo University of Japan in Durham City. We are delighted to be invited to hold our reception at this wonderful and welcoming location. Very Zen. In 2014-2015 Avril and Wendy, for RoomtoWrite, will offer a series of open workshops at the Lafcadio Hearn Culture Centre.
As well as writers from the active North East writing community, our literary sponsor, Booker Prize winning author Pat Barker and Sam Zair, (of Durham County Council) who sponsored the prizes, will be at the reception to meet the writers and to present the prizes..
The competition longlist will be published here on the website on Wed 27th August
The shortlist will be published here on 3rd September
The winning story will be published in the weekend section of The Northern Echo, on October 4th