2018 Lancaster Writing Awards

The Lancaster Writing Award for Criticism

1st – Ella Nowicki , “To see, to feel”: Jane Eyre as a Ruskinian Landscape Artist (Madison East High School, WI USA), read entry

2nd – Emily Murdoch, ‘Material Powers, Heaven and Hell. There is a menace in the tales we tell’. Analysing literary exegeses of the flawed Genesis creation myth.’ (Cronton Sixth Form College), read entry

3rd – Jessica Corne, Discuss Carol Rumen’s View that Christina Rossetti’s Poetry is dominated by Christian Guilt and Repentance (The Crossley Heath School), read entry

The Lancaster Writing Award for Prose Fiction

1st – Annie Fan, “Saskia” (Rugby High School), read entry

2nd – Anthony Picton, “The Salt on the Briar Rose” (Thomas Mills High School, Framlingham), read entry

3rd –Emily Brown, “Red Sky in the Morning” (Cronton Sixth Form College), read entry

The Lancaster Writing Award for Poetry

1st – Alaa Lafta, “Monday Mornings” (King Solomon Academy), read entry

2nd – Annabelle Fuller, “james five two” (Gateways School), read entry

3rd – Rachana Hedge, “Dull” (Hong Kong International School), read entry

The Lancaster Writing Award for Screen-Writing

1st – Jenna Schultz, “Spero” (The Priory School, Hitchin), read entry

2nd – Olivia Houston, “Return of the Old Aged Spies” (Arnold Hill Academy Sixth Form), read entry

3rd – Poppy Goad, “Hot Tea” (Portsmouth Grammar School), read entry