WOW! Award 2016 WinnersAnnounced!



Fiction winners
Poetry Winners

The winners and runners-up were announced by James Harrold, Galway City Arts Officer, at the launch of the 2016 WOW! Anthology on Friday February 26th 2016 at the Crane Bar Sea Rd Galway Ireland. The winners of a WOW! 1 Award each received €750 with €150 each for WOW! 2 Award plus €30 for the runners-up. All are published in the 2016 WOW! Anthology along with comments by the judges, Annemarie Neary (fiction) and Jane Clarke (poetry).

WOW! 1 Award
At Susan Sontag's House
by P Kearney Byrne
WOW! 2 Award
Summer in Rome by Barbara Leahy
Cracks by C G Menon
Kill the Craic by David McGrath
Lake Isle by David Butler
Lessons in Living by Sarah Isaac
The Prize by Brian Kirk

WOW! 1 Award
Brain Scan by Michael Farry
WOW! 2 Award
Rocking the Fixer by Nancy Anne Miller
Blade Smithing Day in Blessington Forge
by Paul Bregazzi
Craiceann by Paul Bregazzi
Milkweed Down by Deborah Moffatt
Omertà by Patrick Chapman
The Grand Parade by Anita Heffernan