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



Dangerous Liaison – Charles Osborne


A cul-de-sac of expectations – Jane McNamara


Read it in books –  Andrew French

United Kingdom

Chef – Amanda Hohenberg

United Kingdom

The Bridge – Μaria Perri


Love is forever – Ronald Sewell


Thursday at five – Louise Johnson

United Kingdom

Shaker – Sterlla Donovan

United States

Strangers – Sinead Nic Cionna



Not just a number – Eunice Barnes


Is it still love when it stops being blind? –  C.I. Selkirk

United Kingdom

Open your eyes – Lauren Frazier 

United States



  • 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!!