The Winners of the 2014 Ifanca Helene James Short Story Competition are:

1st Prize: Tyler Keevil from Abergavenny, Monmouthshire

for ‘All the Little Children’

2nd Prize: Diana Powell from Mathry, Pembrokeshire

for ‘Meeting Mr Dickens’

Joint 3rd Prize: Luke Alistair Smith from Neath, West Glamorgan

for ‘The Boating Season’

Joint 3rd Prize: Sheila M. Blackburn from Crewe, Cheshire

for  ‘Butterflies Dancing’


Highly Commended: Christine Owens from Llandysul, Ceredigion

for ‘Old Soldiers Never Die’

The winning stories will be posted on the website shortly. There was a very high standard of submissions this year and some difficult decisions for the judges. Thank you to all the writers who sent in stories.