A Pocklington-based author was among the winners of the Northern Writers’ Awards 2018 at a ceremony in Newcastle.
The Word Factory Apprentice Award was presented to Sharon Telfer in recognition of her short story entitled The Earth Sheltering. Sharon received a £1,000 bursary; mentoring from the writer Jenn Ashworth; and a year’s free access to all Word Factory events and masterclasses.
Sharon said: “This award is such a boost to my writing confidence.
“I’m looking forward to working closely with my mentor Jenn Ashworth.”