Go Gothic Competition Winners 2019

‘Go Gothic’ Writing, Film and Gnome (and Pixie) Model Competition Winners

Congratulations to all the winners and to everyone who was inspired to enter the competition. Entries were received from places such as the USA, Australia, Greece and Poland as well as from all over the UK. More details, examples of the winning entries, and photos will follow over the coming weeks.

Flash Fiction Winners:

Mamma Midnight- Fiona Cameron, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire (General theme)

Runner up

Old Arthur- Andy Cooper, Hexham, Northumberland

Monologues: Winner

Watching -Elizabeth Cole, Tavistock (General theme)

Short Story: Joint Winners

The Palest Romance-David Castleton

Vengeance and the Doctor– Victoria Dowd (Local theme)

Poetry winners:

A Man of Sublime Taste – Adam Tarling, Bristol

Wodwo – Roy E. Ballard, Norwich

Poems – Short listed

  • The Visitants -Pat McGuirk, Waterloo, Liverpool
  • Whistle and I’ll Come to You-Simon Tindale, Halifax, West Yorkshire
  • Good Advice, Chris Goddard, Bristol
  • Slave to the Moon, Rosalind Smith, London
  • Go Goth, Penny Wooley, Horrabridge, Devon

Go Gothic Mini-Film winners:

James Fox and Yana Trevail

Film title: Now Comes the Night

Running time: 5 mins 50 secs

URL link to film:


Poetry Winner- All photos are thanks to Ewa Thompson.

Go Gothic Prize Winners 2019 and the Edge community theatre group.

Prof. Nick Groom presenting the Gothic film prize.

Prof. Nick Groom with Victoria Dowd one of the two first prize short story winners.

Go Gothic gnome and pixie model winners with Councillor Debo Sellis, Denise Gately of Tavistock Library. Photo credited to Ewa Thompson.