Commonword Memoir Competition 2013 Winner… Ashleigh Nugent

Commonword Memoir Competition Winner Announcement

Congratulations to… Ashleigh Nugent

Commonword is delighted to announce the winner of the 2013 Competition is  Ashleigh Nugent, for his text, Locks.


The 2013 judges were: Dr Ursula Hurley, Professor Brenda Cooper, author, Elaine Feinstein and Commonword’s Artistic Director, Pete Kalu.

We thank our partners and everyone who entered and especially the shortlisted candidates including those who participated in the ‘Pitching’ event on Saturday 12th October.


More to follow…

The three pitching competition judges, Ursula Hurley, Brenda Cooper and Elaine Feinstein.



Winner Ash Nugent with cheque
Winner Ash Nugent collects his cheque!



The following entries have been shortlisted.  Congratulations to the authors!

A Comrade’s Daughter.

One In A Million – The Diary of a Neutropenic.

No Blue Memories.


The Trials and Triumphs of Teaching Teenagers.

Child of Venus.

Learning To Get Wet.


Beach and 2 persons
Memoir Sepia