February 2020 saw, amongst an astonishing array of events, our inaugural Encompass Network LGBTQ+ Creative Writing Competition. We had a stunning selection of entries, and the judges were very keen to point out at our prize ceremony that it was very hard for them to choose just two winners in each category! Today we are proud to publish the winning entries! Please click the titles below (written in blue) to read the stories and poems.
We are very grateful to the Kite Trust and Cambridge University Press for sponsoring our first ever LGBTQ+ Writing Competition – it was a massive success, and we’re so glad everyone involved had such a great time. Watch this space for news of when our next competition might be…
Open Short Stories: