Wexford Literary Festival 2017 winners

Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award

Shortlist: Angel of Chartres by Lorcan Byrne; Time Heals by Pamela Hobbs; Bitter Truth by Tricia Hagan; The Handshake Men by Robert Barrett; A Simple Loss of Balance by Anne O’ Leary; The Sniper by Michelle Coyne, and To Memorise a Skylark by Niamh MacCabe.

Winners: Horses by Sally Jubb (1st); Variable Stars by Rose Stevens (2nd) and Aliens Like Myself by Helen Lahert (third)

Wexford Literary Festival One-Act Play Competition

Winner: Neil Walden, One Solitary Line

Finalists: Nicola Cassidy, Chop; Pitchfork, Kelby Guilfoyle, and Kay Philips, Isherholz Calls.

Anthony Cronin International Poetry Award

1st: Allegheny Man by Joe Neal; 2nd: Inside the Wall by Aaron Corless; 3rd: To Lady and to Tramp by Gráinne Daly

Children’s Book Trailer Competition

Winner (primary school category): St Aidan’s National School, Little Red Riding Hood

Winner (secondary school category): Presentation School Wexford, The Demon Road

Wexford Literary Festival Window Display Competition

Winner: Kilcannon, for Alice In Wonderland-themed display

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