The Laurie Lee Prize for Writing - Past Winners

 

2023 Winners

16–20 CATEGORY

Winner: Sophia Bursey    2nd place: Rosie Smith    3rd place: Annie Tallis 

Shortlisted: Florence Hardy, Natalie Sturgess-Cadman, Autumn Watkins.

 

21+ CATEGORY

Winner: Deborah Cox   

Shortlisted: Rosamund Brown, Viktoria Dahill, Amelia Hodsdon, Cath Humphris, Sally Jenkinson, Isabella Kaminski, Rebecca Klassen, Charlotte Levene, Chantal Lyons, Ellen Potts, Belinda Rimmer, Simon Taylor.

 

Both winning entries were printed in the January edition of Stroud's Good on Paper. You can listen to Deborah Cox reading her entry on our YouTube channel, https://youtu.be/3NWNCxfx1N4

 

2022 Winners

UNDER-25 CATEGORY

Winner: Archie Woolls    

Shortlisted: Olivia D'Arcy-Price, Viktoria Dahill, Amy Libbiter, Patrick Shead    

        

OVER-25 CATEGORY

Winner: JLM Morton

Shortlisted: Molly Coldicott, Pip Heywood, Alun Hughes, Rose Lennard, Mathew Page, Belinda Rimmer, Pippa Stroud, Rhian Thomas, Charlotte Wright    

 

2022's winner of the young person's category (see below) was Archie Woolls. Hear what he has to say about entering the prize

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