The Dorset Award

The Dorset Award was established in 2007 to recognise the achievement of the writer from Dorset placed highest in the competition. It can be awarded across any of the four competition categories.

In 2017, the Award was presented to Terry Warren from Bridport for his flash fiction story 'Buttercups'. Terry also took the 1st prize in the Flash Fiction competition.

The Award is generously sponsored by The Book Shop, Bridport's independent book store and we thank them for their ongoing support.

“It’s incredibly affirming to have a poem placed in a competition as prestigious as the Bridport. As well as the immense personal pleasure, it’s really satisfying to know that the few verses you’ve worked on in solitude for so long have communicated their essence, the meaning you wanted them to have, to someone else."

Caroline Price (UK) - 3rd place Poetry competition 2016

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