Life Writing 
Cliff Chen for Life Exchanges

Anita Pati for A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Stealing Love

Gita Ralleigh for Back at the Museum

The winning entries were published in Issue 77 of Wasafiri in February 2014.


Life Writing

Tool by Mat Woolfenden

Swinging Low by Jacqueline Crooks

Life Exchanges by Cliff Chen

Escape Routes by Kaveri Woodward

and here it is by Richard Wotton


Breathing by Orla McAlinden

Far from Home by Cliff Chen

Back at the Museum by Gita Ralleigh

Beauty of Reality by Anubha Yadav

If Hans Could See Her Now: A Transformation of Anderson’s “Little Mermaid” by Bethany Swale


Isabella by Ron Carey

38 to Islington by Liz Bahs

A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Stealing Love by Anita Pati

Kama Sutra by Amali Rodrigo

For Difficult Daughters by Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné

This year’s judges:

Susheila Nasta MBE (Chair) Editor of Wasafiri and Professor of Modern Literature at the Open University
Anthony Joseph Poet, novelist, academic and musician, author of three collections of poetry and a novel, The African Origins of UFOs
Tabish Khair Award-winning novelist, poet and critic, shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2010
Beverley Naidoo Writer for children and adults and winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Josette Frank Award