Bruce Harris Fiction Awards

 

BOURNEMOUTH WRITING PRIZE 2021
Both White Lies and Carnivals and Gambles and Balances selected for inclusion in competition anthology

RETREAT WEST 2020
White Lies and Carnivals longlisted
EXETER WRITERS' COMPETITION 2020

'Nightcaps for Wild Boys' short-listed, published on site and awarded the Devon Prize.
EXETER STORY PRIZE 2019
'Fallen Eagles’ short-listed to the last 10
EARLYWORKS PRESS COMPETITION 2019
Pictures of Paula’ short-listed to the last nine and published in anthology.
BEDFORD WRITING COMPETITION 2019
Nightcaps for Wild Boys’ into the long list of last 25
INK TEARS COMPETITION 2018
Facing The Press’ and ‘Nightcaps for Wild Boys’ both shortlisted to the final 20.
HISSAC (Highlands and Islands Short Story Association Competition) 2019
High Tide’ listed to the last 15.
GRIST MAGAZINE ‘CELEBRATION OF PROTEST’ COMPETITION 2018
‘The Unplayable’ short-listed and to be included in anthology
EREWASH WRITERS’ COMPETITION 2018
‘Paris By Night’ wins 3rd place
THE RETREAT WEST COMPETITION 2018
‘Minding Your Own’ long-listed to the last 30
INK TEARS 2017 COMPETITION
'Gambles and Balances' longlisted
BEDFORD WRITING COMPETITION 2017
Following a judges' review, 'The Daniel Album' was awarded first place
AMERICAN NEW MILLENNIUM WRITINGS COMPETITION 2017
'Yearning to Breathe Free' won an Honourable Mention
RETREAT WEST COMPETITION 2017 
‘Making The Grades’ shortlisted.
BEDFORD WRITING COMPETITION 2017 
‘The Daniel Album’ won second place.
ILKLEY LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2017 
‘Pictures of Paula’ shortlisted.
WRITERS AT LOVEDEAN COMPETITION 2017
‘Evasion’ shortlisted.
MEARNS WRITERS COMPETITION 2016
‘Pictures of Paula’ shortlisted.
CINNAMON PRESS SHORT STORY PRIZE 2016 
‘The Tightrope’ commended.
INK TEARS 2015 COMPETITION
‘Driftwood Dolly and the Trouble Guy’ shortlisted.
EARLYWORKS PRESS 2015 COMPETITION
Both ‘Roxanne Riding Hood’ and ‘Home Movies’ in the anthology of the Early Works Press Competition; Roxanne Riding Hood highly commended.
BRIDPORT PRIZE
‘Roxanne Riding Hood’ shortlisted to the last 100 of 4500 entries in 2015 competition. 
‘Across a Crowded Room’ shortlisted to the last 100 of 6000 entries in 2010 competition.
DORIS GOODERSON 2015 SHORT STORY COMPETITION organised by Wrekin Writers : 
Losing Lyn
 shortlisted
IFANCA HELENE JAMES 2015 COMPETITION
Both ‘Paula in Pictures’ and ‘Boy with a Gypsy Earring’ into the final ten and highly commended.
WEST SUSSEX WRITERS’ 2015 COMPETITION
Both ‘Stephanie’s Times’ and ‘Trying Again’ through to the last 19. Stephanie’s Times through to the final shortlist of nine.
SEGORA COMPETITION
‘Eighty Today’ commended in 2015 final results table.
‘Cleaning Up’ commended in 2011 annual competition
HOMESTART BRIDGWATER 2015 
‘Boy with a Gypsy Earring’ into longlist from entry of 398.
BEDFORD WRITING COMPETITION 2014
‘Jen’s Gallery’ into shortlist of final ten.
RUBERY BOOK AWARD 2014
‘Ambience’ shortlisted into the last 20 
FROME FESTIVAL COMPETITION 2014
‘Another Place’ longlisted
MOMAYA PRESS 2014
‘Devil’s Evening’ wins 2nd place 

 

RED LINE 2013 - 2014
‘One Man’s Paradise’
 in shortlist of six for ‘Joy’ issue competition 2014
‘Terms of Surrender’ wins 3rd place in ‘Bodies’ issue competition 2013
‘Blue Genes’ in shortlist of six for ‘Power’ issue 2013
YEOVIL PRIZE 2013
‘Emily’s Derby’ wins commendation
FIVE STOP STORY 2012 - 2014 
‘Me Too’ wins commendation in quarterly 2014 competition
‘These Foolish Things’ wins second prize in quarterly 2013 competition
‘Escaping The Alien’ wins commendation in quarterly 2012 competition Sentinel Quarterly 2011 - 2012
‘Paul in Pictures’ wins ‘honourable mention’ in judge’s report, 2012 competition
‘Colouring Matthew’ wins 2nd prize in 2011 competition
GRACE DIEU WRITERS' CIRCLE 2008 - 2013

'Beyond The Autumn' wins commendation in 2013 annual competition

'A Woodpecker on the Breeze' wins commendation in 2012 annual competition

'Tuesday's Demons' wins second prize in 2009 annual competition

'Starting Blocks' wins second prize in 2008 annual competition

3 INTO 1 STORY COMPETITION – ONE OFF 2012 COMPETITION IN AID OF ARTHROGRYPOSIS GROUP
‘The Fellowship of Victims’ included in anthology of 20 leading stories

SOUTHPORT WRITERS' CIRCLE 2011 - 2014
‘First Flame’ wins commendation in annual 2011 competition
‘Eye of the Beholder’ highly commended in annual 2014 competition

CHEER READER 2011 - 2012
‘The Art of Hearing’ wins commendation in 2012 quarterly competition
‘Tearing off a Strip’ wins 2nd prize in 2011 quarterly competition
‘The Family Gig’ wins 2nd prize in 2011 quarterly competition

WELLS LITERARY FESTIVAL
‘Shedding the Tears’ shortlisted in 2012 annual competition

CARILLON
‘Decisions, Decisions’ – selected for inclusion in 2012 ten year anniversary anthology

BRIGHTON COMMUNITY OF WRITERS 2010 - 2011 
‘Lambing Night’ shortlisted in 2011 quarterly competition
‘Speaking of Syerson’ shortlisted in 2011 quarterly competition
‘At the End of the Day’ shortlisted in 2010 quarterly competition

WATERLOO SHORT STORY COLLECTION
‘Boy Deserter’ wins 3rd prize and inclusion in anthology of 2011 competition to raise funds for Hougoumont restoration
‘The Last Leave’ also selected for inclusion in anthology

EXETER WRITERS
‘Looking for Iago’ commended in 2011 annual competition

FYLDE WRITERS 
‘Matching Up’ wins 3rd prize in 2011 annual competition

BISCUIT PUBLISHING 
‘A Normal Life’ – top ten listing and prize awarded in 2011 annual competition

MILTON KEYNES SPEAKEASY WRITERS GROUP
‘Wardrobes’ commended in 2011 annual competition

BRISTOL PRIZE
Chasing Down Karelski’ shortlisted to the last 40 of 1500 entries in 2010 competition

LICHFIELD WRITERS' GROUP 
‘Eyes Together, Eyes Apart’ – 3rd prize in 2009 annual competition

 MERIDIAN WRITING
‘Endgame’ – shortlisted in 2009 quarterly competition

 WRITERS BUREAU 2008 - 2009
‘Valeting’ wins fifth prize in 2009 annual competition
‘Appetites’ wins fourth prize in 2008 annual competition

JACQUI BENNETT WRITERS' BUREAU
The Light of Day’ – highly commended in 2008 quarterly competition

TLC CREATIVE
‘Syd The Fella’ - highly commended in 2008 competition

DELIVERY MAGAZINE
‘Routines’ – wins readers’ poll for best in Issue 22 2008