100-word-story 2022: Vote for your winners

After many months, we can finally reveal the shortlist for our beloved short-story competition. From thousands of entries, our team of judges has selected just three stories per category. Now it's up to you to vote for your winners

Vote for the adult winner

 

Vote for the 12-18s winner

 

Vote for the under 12s winner

 

The voting will close at 5pm on June 30, 2022 and the winning entries will be published in our September 2022 print issue. 

In the adults category, the winner will receive £1,000 and a Serious Readers High Definition Floor or Table Light (value up to £399.99) and one runner-up will receive £250.

In the 12–18s category, the winner will receive a £200 book voucher or an 8GB Kindle Paperwhite and a £100 book voucher for their school, and the runner-up will receive a £100 books voucher. 

In the under 12 category, the winner will receive £100 of book vouchers or an  8GB Kindle Paperwhite  and £100 of book vouchers for their school, and the runner-up will receive a £50 books voucher.

Good luck to all of our shortlisters, and thank you for your entries and votes!