Saboteur Awards 2014 – Results!

For a more in-depth account of each awards, click here for poetry, here for fiction, and here for performances! You can also check out the storify here to get a feel for the night. In the meantime, here are the results:

Best Anthology

Winner: Weird Lies, ed. Cherry Potts and Katy Darby (Arachne Press)

Runner-Up: The Apple Anthology, ed. Yvonne Reddick and George Ttoouli (Nine Arches)

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Best Spoken Word Show

Winner: Sophia Walker, Around the World in 8 Mistakes

Runner Up: Kirsten Luckins, The Moon Cannot be Stolen

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Most Innovative Publisher

Winner: Nine Arches Press

Runner up: Penned in the Margins

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Best Reviewer

Winner: Fiona Moore

Runner up: Afric McGlinchey

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Best Magazine

Winner: Poems in Which

Runner up: Under the Radar

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Best Poetry Pamphlet

Winner: W.N. Herbert, Murder Bear (Donut Press)

Runner up: Lisa Matthews, 14 (Literal Fish)

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Best Spoken Word Performer

Winner: Steve Nash

Runner Up: Kate Tempest

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Best Regular Spoken Word Night

Winner: Liars’ League

Runner Up: JibbaJabba

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Best Short Story Collection

Winner: Kirsty Logan, The Rental Heart and Other Fairytales (Salt)

Runner Up: May-Lan Tan, Things to Make and Break (CB Editions)

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Best One-Off

Winner: Against Rape, 4-10 November 2013

Runner Up: London Lines, 31st May-8 September 2013

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Best Novella

Winner: Nikesh Shukla, Time Machine (Galley Beggar)

Runner Up: Hanna Krall, Chasing the King of Hearts (Peirene Press)

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Best Collaborative Work 

Winner: Kirsten Irving and Jon Stone, Riotous (Sidekick Books)

Runner Up: Daniel Cockrill and Tony Husband, Sellotaping Rain to my Cheek (Burning Eye Books)

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A couple of lovely accounts here:
From Best Anthology winners Arachne Press
-From Best Collaborative Work winners Sidekick Books
-From Gareth Prior
-From Write Out Loud
-From Matt Merritt