Birmingham-based Iain Pattison, our judge for the third quarter 2015, is an author, humorist and creative writing tutor. In addition to adjudicating many other contests, Iain is the judge for the prestigious annual Writers Bureau Short Story Competition.
He has been entertaining readers on both sides of the Atlantic for 20 years with a succession of short stories that have won prize after prize, appeared in magazines and anthologies, and been broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
His work spans everything from romance to historical fantasy, comedy to gothic horror and he is currently busy as the author of the Quintessentially Quirky e-book humour series.
To read a sample story from Fiddle of the Sphinx and other Quintessentially Quirky Tales click here
To read a sample story from An Ugly Way to Go and other Quintessentially Quirky Tales click here
Payment options and entry instructions can be found on the Competition Entry Page