The Winners – Baker Prize 2014

At last we can reveal the results of the Baker Prize 2014. 

ENGLISH POETRY sponsored by Isle of Skye Baking Company 
Overall winner
         Lindsay Macgregor                     Robert Dick
Runner up
         Cathy Whittaker                          Keeping the Dough Alive
Highly commended
         Pat Borthwick                               Cherry Pie
         Lorn Macintyre                             Dough

ENGLISH PROSE – sponsored by Richard Neath Design Services
Overall winner
         Heather Marshall                         Where the Crust Breaks
Runner up
         Ken Morlich                                   Swiderek
Highly commended
         Juliet Lamb                                     Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
         L M Morgan                                   A Baker’s Son
         Cassie Smith-Christmas               Half-clouded Sky
         Mairi Sutherland                           Bread Maker Extraordinaire          

 GAELIC WRITING – sponsored by Pràban, “The Gaelic Whiskies”
 Overall winner
         Marcas Mac an Tuairneir               Ainneamhag
Runner up
         Marcas Mac an Tuairneir                Bioran

MONIACK NEW WRITER PRIZE – sponsored by Moniack Mhor
 Overall winner
         Ken Morlich                                     Swiderek
Highly commended Prose –
         C. G. Ross                                         Give us each day our daily bread…
         Sacha Kyle                                        Uprising
         Alexandra Gushurst-Moore           Poco and the Dough Mountain

Many thanks to our panel of judges:-
English Poetry: Donald S Murray
English Prose: Linda Cracknell
Gaelic Writing: Kenny Lindsay, writer in residence at SMO
Moniack Mhor Unpublished Adult Award: Cynthia Rogerson

and to Cuillin FM for interviewing winners and broadcasting readings of their entries and finally congratulations to the winners and many thanks to all who entered – without whom there would be no Baker Prize…….