The theme for SMHAF 2022 was Gather. Read the shortlisted entries from our writing competition, collected in this ebook illustrated by Molly Porteous.
The writers were selected from over 150 entries to the competition. Work was submitted exploring mental health and the theme of 'Gather' across three categories: Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction.
Congratulations to winning writers Mia Farlane (Fiction, Like-Minded People), Iona Bowden (Poetry, 239 Screenshots) and Eilidh Morris (Creative Non-Fiction and Overall Winner, The Other Side of the Door).
Read the Book
Isla Blackley - Lighting the Way
Mia Farlane - Like-Minded People
Tom Newlands - Home
Christopher Queen - Convening the Parliament
Iona Bowden - 239 Screenshots
Cailean McBride - Comparing Hands
Donal McLaughlin - end-of-lockdown haiku
Lindsay Johnstone - Carapace
Bernadette Maybanks - I Don’t Know Why
Eilidh Morris - The Other Side of the Door
Angela Wright - Three Hundred Miles