Charity Writing Competition Winners

I was absolutely thrilled with the response to the Link Age Southwark UK & Ireland-wide charity writing competition! We were inundated with entries from both adults and children. Judging is now complete and winners have been notified. Everyone was most impressed with the high standard across the competition. Winners from each category are listed below.



First Place – Roger Elkin for Saving face with Grandpa and not being huffed

Second Place – Wayne T. Brown for r e g e n e r a t i o n

Third Place – Zoe Ellsmore for Nan’s Bread Pudding Recipe

Short Stories

First Place – Ann Abineri for What’s in a name? 

Second Place – Alison Woodhouse for Cherry Chocolates 

Third Place – Caroline Ward Vine for Bread Lady



11-14 Age Group Winner – Kaartika Chitturi for My Best Friend

15-17 Age Group Winner – Jasmin Kaur for A Call to the Register

Short Stories

11-14 Age Group Winner – Lucy Gardner for Blackbird

15-17 Age Group Winner – Isla Polovina for The Girl Who Never Left

Huge congratulations to the winners and those shortlisted and thank you so much to everyone who entered!


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