STORY CONTEST WINNERS! is excited to announce the winners of our first annual short story and poetry contest. We received so many entries, it was really tough narrowing down to a short list and selecting our winners!

Entries (winners and honourable mentions) will be published on and also published in our printed anthology, which will be available at the end of August 2017.

Congratulations to all of our winners. We’ll be contacting you individually to deliver your prizes and certificates and each of you will also receive a printed copy of our anthology.


1st – Biting Bucky’s Tail By Michael L. Chew
2nd – Losing Baji By Marium Khan
3rd – Horse Buns By Ken Marvell

Honourable Mentions:

Shackles By Xavier Vargas
Poem By Sameera Ali
Riverdance By John H. Bouwers
Islamophobia spoken word By Marium Khan
Live or Die By Bobby Madhok
Poem By Faheem Sherwani


1st – A Crunchy Case By Robaisha H.
2nd – The Equals By Aahan Madhok.
3rd – The Earth By Sarah W.

Honourable Mention:

Bitter Truth By Leah M.