Please see the Writeidea website for further details, including the longlist.
The winner will be announced at 2pm on Sunday 16 November, at the Writeidea Festival. Entry is free and open to all.
Congratulations to all the finalists.
I’m Not a Cab – Andrew Blackman (Beckenham, Kent)
Lone Wolf – Tracy Fells (Ashington, West Sussex)
Phosphorescence – Rowena Macdonald (Tower Hamlets)
Songs From the Old Country – CG Menon (Tower Hamlets)
Caged – Farrah Yusuf (Tower Hamlets)
India Syndrome – Umi Sinha (Newhaven, East Sussex)
What You Do for Love – Melanie Whipman (Surrey)