Previous Years’ Winners

Below are summaries of previous years’ competitions.

2018 Competition – 5th edition

The Awards Ceremony were once again held at the Munsterhof in Strasbourg on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.  There were 72 competitors this year.



2017 Competition – 4rd edition

For the first time, the Awards Ceremony was held at the Munsterhof in Strasbourg, a beautiful facility that served as the perfect venue for this fourth annual event.  The ceremony took place on Friday, April 28, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  There were 72 competitors this year, up slightly from last year.  Another first:  a pre-ceremony performance on the mezzanine by a local A Capella choir that delightfully set the mood.

See winners of the 2017 edition

13087917_1101771173217428_1237048177747752056_n2016 Competition – 3rd edition

The winners and runners up for the 2016 SXB Write A Story Competition were announced at the Awards Ceremony, which was held at the Médiathèque André Malraux on Saturday, April 30, at 2:00 p.m. As with the previous two years, the winners read their stories to the audience. The judges would like to congratulate all 65 writers who entered this year’s competition.


See winners of the 2016 edition

cb0dd5c6789ec008a890b5e77b18a631 2015 Competition – 2nd edition

At the second annual Awards Ceremony, held once again at the Librairie Kléber on April 23, 2015, the three judges awarded prizes to the winners and runners-up in each of the four categories. The task this year of selecting the winning stories was even more difficult, given that there 101 entries, an increase of over 50% from last year.


See winners of the 2015 edition

Winners of the first edition 2014 Competition – 1st edition

After each reading all 65 entries to the SXB Write A Story Competition, the three judges began the challenging task of selecting the 20 short-listed stories and then determining the winners and runners-up in each of the four categories. The winners and runners-up, however, were kept under wraps until the first-ever Awards Ceremony of the SXB Write A Story Competition, which was held on April 15, 2014, at the Librairie Kléber in Strasbourg.

See winners of the 2014 edition