tom gallon past winners

Prizes, grants and awards

Tom-Gallon Award for a short story (past winners)

2006 Bethan Roberts An Elephant in the Thames

2005
Colette Paul O Tell me the Truth About Love

2004
Claire Keegan Men and Women

2003
Judith Ravenscroft As She Waited for Spring

2001
Paul Blaney Apple Tennis

1999
Grace Ingoldby The Notion of Deuce

1996
Leo Madigan Packing for Wednesday

1994
Janice Fox A Good Place to Die

1992
David Callard Reading the Signals

1990
Richard Austin Sister Monica’s Last Journey

1988
Alan Beard Taking Doreen Out of the Sky

1986
Lawrence Scott The House of Funerals

1984
Janni Howker The Egg Man

1982
Dermot Healy The Tenant

1980
Alan McConnell The Comrades Marathon

1978
Michael Morrissey An Evening With Ionesco

1976
Jackson Webb Vassili

1974
Neilson Graham Anscombe

1972
Kathleen Julian Catch Two

1970
A. Craig Bell The Nest / Aileen Pennington The Princess and the Pussy-cat

1968
No Award

1966
Gillian Edwards An Evening in September

1964
Peter Greave The Wonderful Day / Jean Stubbs A Child’s Four Seasons

1963
No Award

1961
No Award

1959
Harold Elvin God’s Right Hand Upon My Shoulder

1957 
E.W. Hildick A Casual Visit

1955
Robert Roberts Conducted Tour

1953
Maurice Cranston A Visit to the Author

1951
Fred Urquhart The Ploughing Match

1949
Olivia Manning The Children

1947
Dorothy K. Haynes The Head

1945
Jack Aistrop Death In the Midst of What

1943
Elizabeth Myers A Well Full of Leaves