Hysteria 2016 Finalists …

.. and drum roll please …..

Well, it’s finally time to reveal our top ten Hysteria 2016 finalists in each category. The overall winners will be announced when the anthology is published at the end of November/early December.

I’ve added the names below and I’d like to congratulate everyone who has made it to our category shortlist – all the judges commented on how tough it had been to make their decisions, there were so many excellent entries.

Hysteria 2016 Finalists – Poetry

  • Dizzy With It, Mandy Huggins
  • Wolves chew through chains like they do prey, Nina S Stone
  • Hard Labour, Janis Clark
  • Once I was a Tree, Nicola Warwick
  • The light is different, Eithne Cullen
  • Garden Gate, Jenny Hunt
  • Two inches numb, Lee Morris
  • A Young Man Once, Barney Harper
  • Soapbox,  Kathryn Jacopi
  • Nativity, Lindy Newns

Hysteria 2016 Finalists – Flash Fiction

  • Sleeping Dogs, Irene Buckler
  • Waiting for the Big One, Marie Gethins
  • Octopus, Gwen Sayers
  • Boudicca, Karen Money
  • Batman and Unicorns, Natalie Poyser
  • Helix Aspersa, Vicki Morley
  • What doesn’t kill you, Laura Bridge
  • Skinny Dipping, Josephine L Martin
  • Sea Change, Sharon Telfer
  • The Sound of One Page Ripping, Jude Higgins

Hysteria 2016 Finalists – Short Story

  • When Jesus Came to Tea, Olga Wojtas
  • Inspiration, Linda Fawke
  • Tartan Legs, Maureen Cullen
  • Counting Squirrels, Jacqui Cooper
  • In the Pink, Tracy Davidson
  • The Coffee Business, Clare Girvan
  • With Deepest Regret, Kelly Turner
  • Seeing in the Dark, Laura Morgan
  • A ‘Ta Da’ Moment, Sandra Crook
  • Safe as houses, Christine Griffin

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