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Short Stories

A list of published and prize-winning short stories by Christian Cook.

We took her to the beach
(MAY 2013)
Fish Poetry Prize Longlist

See no evil
(MAY 2013)
Shortlisted in The Exeter Writers Short Story competition

Feeler
(APR 2013)
Shortlisted in World Book Day Competition
Published in Comic Relief Anthology.

Eye of the beholder
(FEB 2013)
Fish Short Story Prize Longlist

Some corner of a distant field
(JAN 2013)
Selected for the editor's choice series by Stringybark Publishing
Published in the 'Hitler did it' anthology

Small traces of guilt
(OCT 2012)
Highly commended in the Writers' Forum short story competition

Games that grown-ups play
(AUG 2012)
Made the Cinnamon Press Longlist

Facing East
(MAY 2012)
Winner of the 2012 Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition and published in the 'Interactions' anthology. Christian Cook was also appointed writer in residence to the Interact Reading Service charity and commissioned to write a further four short stories for the charity's work.

OX
(JAN 2011)
Shortlisted for the Leonard A. Koval Memorial Prize and published in the Gem Street anthology from Labello Press.

See no evil
(DEC 2011)
Shortlisted in the Writers Forum Monthly Short Story Competition

This concerns no one
(SEP 2011)
Shortlisted in the International Rubery Award Short Story Competition
Published in the anthonlogy, 'Tipping Point.'

Last Supper
(SEP 2011)
Third place finalist at the Morley Literary Festival.
Published in The Morley Observer.

Primal Shadow
(SEP 2011)
Made the Cinnamon Press Anthology long list.

Undertone
(AUG 2011)
Shortlisted in the 2011 Momaya Press Awards
Published in the anthology, 'Greed.'

The Reckoning
(APR 2011)
Uncredited Honourable mention in Spilling Ink Review Flash Fiction Prize.

Undertone
(OCT 2010)
Honourable mention in Writer's Forum monthly short story competition.

Last Call
(SEP 2010)
Made the Spilling Ink Review long list.

Good to Go
(AUG 2010)
Winner of the inaugural WordPlay Writers Short Story Contest.
Published in The WordPlay Showcase.

 

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