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LoveReading Very Short Story Award 2020

The 2020 winners of The LoveReading Very Short Story Award are announced today 13th February 2020.

People's Choice Winner: Tea for Two

I still don’t know to this day why I did it, but I was only five years old at the time so I was not to know the anguish I caused. Summer had arrived and we had made our yearly family trip down to the Devon coast to stay with my grandparents. My grandparents lived in an imposing ...

Judges' Choice Winner: Dignity

I’ve vowed do it when the last leaf falls. There are still three clinging on- brown, desiccated, wizened things. At night time they take on a different appearance. The cherry tree burns in the orange glow of a streetlight. On the tip of a low branch two leaves overlap, a third hangs below, silhouetted against the sky. A ...

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