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"To See a World in a Grain of Sand" by Janet Killeen [3rd prize]
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NGWC2015_SHORT3_KILLEEN
DATE OF IMAGE
2015
SOURCE
Neil Gunn Trust/Highland Libraries
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43449
KEYWORDS
writing competitions
prose

"To See a World in a Grain of Sand" won Third Prize in the Adult Short Story section of the 2015 Neil Gunn Writing Competition. It was written by Janet Killeen who lives in London.

This year entrants had a choice of three themes from which to choose, with each based on a Neil Gunn quote. In the adult poetry and short story categories, the choice of themes was:

1. "For love is the creator and cruelty is that which destroys" (from The Green Isle of the Great Deep)
2. "The secret loveliness and laughter in things" (from The Serpent)
3. "The extra magic of distance" (from Butcher's Broom)


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"To See a World in a Grain of Sand" by Janet Killeen [3rd prize]

writing competitions; prose

Neil Gunn Trust/Highland Libraries

Neil Gunn Writing Competition 2015

"To See a World in a Grain of Sand" won Third Prize in the Adult Short Story section of the 2015 Neil Gunn Writing Competition. It was written by Janet Killeen who lives in London.<br /> <br /> This year entrants had a choice of three themes from which to choose, with each based on a Neil Gunn quote. In the adult poetry and short story categories, the choice of themes was:<br /> <br /> 1. "For love is the creator and cruelty is that which destroys" (from <i>The Green Isle of the Great Deep</i>)<br /> 2. "The secret loveliness and laughter in things" (from <i>The Serpent</i>)<br /> 3. "The extra magic of distance" (from <i>Butcher's Broom</i>)<br /> <br /> <br /> The Neil Gunn Writing Competition is organised by library staff from High Life Highland in partnership with the Neil Gunn Trust. It was first established in 1988.