Congratulations to the writers below, who will see their stories published to the InkTears readers over the course of the next year. The contest was very close this year, especially amongst the final three entries - which is why we have joint runners-up for the first time ever.
Adena Graham Wave Theory
Sarah Birch A New Person
James Mulhern Smoke Rings
Claire Adam A Trifle from Real Life, in Ireland
Gina Challen The Rock Islands
Caroline Gilfillan Telling Stories
Stephanie Lyttle The Bone Orchard
Anne Summerfield The Road to Porlock Hill
We hope you enjoy reading the stories as they are published.