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Join our host Mark Freeman (MBE) to discover the winners of the 2020 short story competition. Almost one hundred entries have been shortlisted to thirty which will be published in a new anthology by 6th Element Publishing. But who did judges Kay Tranter, Peter Barron (MBE) and Laura Degnan award first, second and third place? We’ll hear from the judges and winners in tonight’s event.

Copies of the anthology will be sent to every shortlisted writer. Copies will be available to purchase from and from 26 April.

Tonight also sees the launch of the 2021 festival programme which will take place online from 9 to 19 June.

This event is hosted on Microsoft Teams. Tickets must be booked via Eventbrite to access this event. You only need one ticket per device. Joining details will be sent out in advance. If you need help downloading Microsoft Teams contact [email protected].

You will also be sent a link to an after party hosted on Zoom by 6th Element publishing beginning at 7.30pm – a chance to meet and socialise with other short listed writers and friends.