7th International Short Story Contest – Results!

strange-love-affairsHere are the results of the 7th International Short Story Contest



  1. Brutus – Inna Kitaychik

United States

  1. First Love – Paul Jauncey


  1.   Before the war – Elizabeth Lavis

United States



( in order of the submission date)

Strangers – Sinead Nic Cionna (Ireland)

Love is forever – Ronald Sewell (Cyprus)

The Bridge – Μaria Perri (Greece)

Not just a number – Eunice Barnes (Canada)

A cul-de-sac of expectations – Jane McNamara (Ireland)

Read it in books –  Andrew French (United Kingdom)

Is it still love when it stops being blind? –  C.I. Selkirk (United Kingdom)

Shaker – Stella Donovan (United States)

Thursday at five – Louise Johnson (United Kingdom)

Open your eyes – Lauren Frazier  (United States)

Chef – Amanda Hohenberg (United Kingdom)

Dangerous Liaison – Charles Osborne (England)




  • Judge: Maria Psoma-Petridou


Inna Kitaychik, our first prize winner won a week holiday at Three Rock Studio in South Rethymno (for 2 people)


 – First, Second and Third prize: publication of your story in an anthology of the shortlisted stories of the contest (Greek section), translated in Greek.

– The three prize winners will also get a free copy of the book with the winning stories of our contest & certification document & a Greek handmade ceramic from the collection of Omodamos Clayart* 

– All the shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology. The book will be released through “Strange Days” publications and  http://www.amazon.co.uk

– All the shortlisted writers will also get a free copy of the book & certification document. Plus a book from Strange Days Books –for free!!

– The book will be released in Greece on 20th of December and all the writers will have their free copy and gifts till the end of January 2018


Congratulations to all!!