LGBTQ+ Creative Writing Competition 2021 Winners

Back in February 2021 we were happy to host our second annual LGBTQ+ Creative Writing Competition, sponsored by Cambridge University Press and the Kite Trust. It was great to have so many entries, and our judges made hard choices when choosing the winners. With all the buildup of the last few months – scroll down to find and read the winning entries! Click the titles below (written in blue) to read the stories and poems.

Under-16s:
Runner up: ‘Our Fight by Lina Bierman
Winner: “Mum, I-I’m a Non-Binary pansexual” by Lexi F.

Open Poetry:
Runner up: ‘Even in Another Age‘ by Ysabella Caroline Hall
Winner: ‘Patroclus in the Armour of Achilles‘ by Nikifor Nikiforov

Open Short Stories:
Runner up: ‘The Disco Kid‘ by Bez M.
Winner: ‘Sepia‘ by Roelof Bakker

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