The Historical Writers’ Association is delighted to announce the results of the HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition for 2019.
Kate Jewell: The Daisy Fisher
Cathy De’Freitas: The Queen’s Jewel
Joanna Dodd: Cissy Mullins
Liz Kershaw: Finding a Way Home
Julie Evans: Lancashire Census of 1881
Monique Hayes: Mileage
Emily Bullock: A Glimmer of Melting Ice
Rachel Bower: Abide with Me
Joanne Stephens: Any Wickedness
Jasmina Svenne: Bittersweet Homecoming
John Clarke: By the Calling of the Whaups
Maire Malone: Hungry Roads
Katherine Mary Mezzacappa: Nightmare in Clapham
HM Hulme: On Rhosili Down
Christine Williams: Sembawang Gate
Patricia Bracewell: Soldier
Jean Cooper Moran: The Flood
Eve Johnson: The Marriage of Illusion and Commerce
Alice Fowler: The Truth Has Arms and Legs
Ali Bacon: Within these Walls
Imogen Robertson, HWA chair, praised “the range and ambition of the stories and the high standard of the writing”.
Congratulations to all listed and especially to our winner, Kate Jewell.
Read last year’s winning short story, the chillingly atmospheric Nineteen Above Discovery by Jennifer Falkner.