You can read the winning stories from the 2014 Ifanca Helene James Short Story Competition here:

1st Prize:  TYLER KEEVIL, from Abergavenny, Monmouthshire   All The Little Children

2nd Prize:  DIANA POWELL, from Mathry, Pembrokeshire   Meeting Mr Dickens

Joint 3rd Prize:  LUKE SMITH, from Neath, West Glamorgan  The Boating Season

Joint 3rd Prize:  SHEILA BLACKBURN, from Crewe, Cheshire   Butterflies Dancing

Highly Commended: Christine Owens from Llandysul, Ceredigion for ‘Old Soldiers Never Die’