After an overwhelming response to our first ever Novel Writing Competition, The London Magazine and Author Enterprises are extremely pleased to announce the winners:

First Place
Big Basin Yellow Sky by Vivian Hassan-Lambert

Second Place
Motherlands by Madeleine Kilminster

Third Place
Unspoken by Briony Hey

Our judges were delighted with the high standard of writing and variety in theme, and would like to thank everybody who entered. It was a difficult decision but they feel that they have chosen three outstanding pieces of fiction.

The Wash by Richard Blaine
People in Glass Houses by Roz DeKett
Rough New Prizes by CJ McPherson-Heaney
The Lights of Pembroke Road by Stacey Roberts
The Genius March of the Few by Django Wylie

The London Magazine and Author Enterprises will be contacting the winners. Author Enterprises will be happy to provide a £100 discount for their publishing services to any entrants who would like to see their book published as a kindle edition and paperback. Authors can earn an income from their writing and will retain their rights and royalties. Author Enterprises will also provide a £50 discount for entrants on its manuscript critique and consultation services. For more information please see or contact

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