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New for 2021, Swoop Books is launching its Spring competition on 14th February, titled: ‘Love Locks’. We welcome all creative writers, published or unpublished to join in…

‘Ordinary People’ Competition Winners Announcement!

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Today, Swoop Books is delighted to announce the three winning entries for our short story writing competition, ‘Ordinary People’. 

We had an amazing number of high-quality entries – over 220 from 24 countries around the world – and after much deliberation, we have selected the following entries as our prize winners:

1st Prize - £100 - Drowning in Droves by Elena Alston

2nd Prize – £50 -  Shanice by Pete Barnes

3rd Prize – £25 -  Wine, Beans and Two Smoking Barrels by Michael Y. C. Hilton 

Congratulations to our prize winners! We will be contacting you today with further details.

We have also selected another 20 entries for publication in the anthology of short stories to be produced from the Competition in Spring 2021. Check your e-mail later today to see if your entry has been selected for publication.

A big thank you to everybody who submitted entries to the Competition. It’s been fantastic to read such a wide range of stimulating and innovative stories.

Finally, do keep checking the Competition Page on our web-site for details of forthcoming competitions.

Best Wishes, The Swoop Team

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