2016 Competition winners


The three categories were:

'How do you reform prisons?' - a comment piece or article of no more than 500 words (click on the winner's name to read their article)

SC, the judges said the winning piece was "creative and informative"
SG, the judges said this article was "incredibly thought provoking"
DC, the judges said this piece was "full of insights"


'Out for good' - a short story of no more than 1,000 words (click on the winner's name to read their article)

DM, the judges said he was "a worthy winner."
NC, the judges said the story ended "with a twist"
DM, the judges said the piece "was enigmatic."


'Change' - a rap/lyric of no more than 400 words (click on the winner's name to read their article)

JF, the judges said the winning poem was "really lovely" and that they were "impressed and inspired"
LW, the judges "enjoyed the poem's use of dialect"
Anon, the judges said there are some "great moments in this piece"

And the prize for an outstanding entry from an under 21-year-old went to:

KD, the judges said this was 'a well-written inspiring story from a young writer.'