30 May 2016

Toulmin Prize - 2016 Winner Announced

Mary Leith Toulmin Prize 2016

The winner of the Toulmin Prize 2016 is Mary Leith from Kintore, with her story Duck Number 38. Mary received her award at the May Festival, at a special event, 'The Toulmin Celebration and Short Story Prize' on Sunday 29 May, where her entry was read aloud to the assembled audience by writer and story-teller Sheena Blackhall. Mary, a teacher by profession, originally hales from the Borders, and has lived in the North-East for many years. Mary is delighted to have won, after having submitted entries to the competition in the past. The winning entry will be printed in the July-August Leopard Magazine.

 

The images show Mary Leith with her award, and with Les Wheeler who read North-East stories and poems at the event, Sheena Blackhall who read the winning story, and one of the competition judges Judy Mackie, the Editor of Leopard Magazine.


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