Thank you to all writers who entered the Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition 2018.

Prizes winners take away some amazing prizes: First prize is $1000, second prize is $500 and third is $250. First prize also receives a replica of the Short Story Trophy, and all prizewinners will also receive a free 1-year subscription to Freelance – Writers Helping Writers magazine (New Zealand’s only magazine for creative writers).

Our thanks to Cooney Insurance for being our wonderful Short Story Sponsor (for the 6th year, awesome work!)


And now for the 2018 winning entries…

1st Prize Desmond Ford  Story: Euclid and Paisley
2nd Prize Lynda Taylor  Story: The Child
3rd Prize Jackie Rutherford  Story: Maisie