In workshops on December 18 2017, young writers were given lectures on composing creative stories and effective writing skills. At the end of the workshops, they composed short stories under different themes and were able to receive feedback on their work from a jury and expert lecturers.
At the end of the 2-day programme, the jury announced the Award-Winning and Outstanding Works of the Contest. The Award Winners are as follows:
1st place: Mr. Mirmehdi Agaoglu from Azerbaijan, “The Eighty-Fifth Day”
2nd place: Ms. Atef Saadat Tavasoli from #Iran, “Saturday”
3rd place: Mr. Yusuf Usman, from #Nigeria, “Survivor of the Insurgency”
Short Story Contest Special Acknowledgement Certification
1. Ms. Sevda Mammadova, from #Azerbaijan “The Well of Ignorance”
2. Mr. Yusuf Yusubov, from Azerbaijan “The Tomb of Pigeon”