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CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition – Short List Announced

We are delighted to announce the shortlist for the CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition:

Lesley Mace for Game Over

Ruth Moore for River Endings

Clare Littleford for A Short Walk on a Long Pier

Mike Ripley for Ealing Comedy

Christopher Fowler for The Negotiation

Thank you to every one who entered the competition- we were really delighted with the quality of entries and had such a fun time reading them all.

The winner will be announced by Catherine Aird at the CWA Dagger Awards reception at CrimeFest. This will take place on Friday 15th May.

A massive thanks to our sponsors – The Margery Allingham Society who have put up the the prize money of £1000 and also CrimeFest who have given 2016 weekend passes to the eventual winner.