2021 Mogford Prize Winner

Mogford Prize 2021 Winner Announced...

Apr 8, 2021

The 2021 Mogford Prize for Food & Drink Short Story Writing has been awarded to Finlay Taylor, from South London, who receives a prize of £10,000 along with an engraved award.

Finlay’s short story, ‘Madame Blini’s Disdain’, was selected from 755 entries from all over the world. This year’s shortlist was judged by Prize founder Jeremy Mogford, and guest judges; gifted playwright, broadcaster and poet Lemn Sissay MBE, and talented crime and thriller writer Mick Herron.

Runners-up, who receive a £250 prize each, are; Scotland born writer Lorna Fergusson, who now lives in Oxford, for ‘Mrs Esselemont’s Tea’; Jessica E Sinyard, a screenwriter working in film, television, and videogames, for ‘Black Coffee’; and IP lawyer and mother of two young children, Emma Teichmann for ‘An Acquired Taste’.

Click here to read Finlay’s story online…

The Mogford Prize is an annual event with entries opening each November, closing early January each year. Visit the Mogford Prize website for more information.