The High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature 2016

The High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature 2016 has now closed.

The Anthology entrants with judges Ian Seed, John Scrivener,  the High Sheriff of Cheshire, Mrs Kathy Cowell and former High Sheriff John Richards
The Anthology entrants with judges Ian Seed, John Scrivener, the High Sheriff of Cheshire, Mrs Kathy Cowell and former High Sheriff John Richards

Thank you for all your entries for the 2016 poetry competition. The judging process has now begun.

The winners will be announced at the awards evening on November 22 with guest speaker Ian McMillan.

Further details and ticket information is available here

 

The winners of the 2015 High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature were as follows:

The first prize of £2,000 was presented to Pauline Brown for her story Tick Tock

Joint runners up, who receive £250, included:

  • Cathy Bryant For Yourself Alone
  • Lynne Parry-Griffiths My Will Ne'er Be Done

The High Sheriff’s Cheshire Prize for Literature, has been running for 13 years, having been set up in 2003 by the then High Sheriff of Cheshire, John Richards OBE, DL. It is open to writers who were born, live or have lived, study or have studied, work or have worked, in Cheshire.