Claire Jaggard

May 2024

Three little words can make all the difference... just not in the way you might think. This was published by CafeLit in its online magazine on May 15th 2024.

May 2024

This was selected for publication in Secret Attic's April 2024 Short Story contest. It came third and was also commended in the 2024 Mid-Somerset Festival and shortlisted for Stroud Short Stories in October 2023.

Stroud Short Stories October 2023 and April 2024

April 2024

One of my short stories was included on the Stroud Short Stories "Love is Strange" long list and another on the "Something Better Change" short list.

Mid-Somerset Festival 2024

March 2024

My Senior Monologue won 2nd place and a distinction in the 2024 Mid-Somerset Festival and my Short Story came 3rd and was commended.

March 2023

This came 3rd in the Senior Duologue category of the 2023 Mid-Somerset Festival and was commended, along with a short story and a monologue.

December 2022

This story was published in the Winter 2023 edition of Superpresent Mag, broadcast on BBC Upload in January 2023, and published again in the June 2024 edition of All Your Stories magazine.

September 2021

This story reached the 'Final Ten' in Stroud Short Stories' November's 2021 WILD! live lit event and was later broadcast on BBC Upload. It was published by Stroud Short Stories in their anthology "Stroud Short Stories Volume Three 2018-2022" in September 2022.

July 2021

What do you dream of and how would you actually feel if your dream were to come true? There's always a price to pay... Written for Thornbury's U3A Creative Writing Group and later broadcast on BBC Upload.

February 2021

This tongue in cheek piece came about on a letter-writing workshop run by 'From Me to You', a charity that encourages people to write letters to cancer patients. It was later broadcast on BBC Upload.

January 2021

Have you heard of Georgiana Budgett? You'll certainly know what she's famous for. This first attempt at a short story was written for South Gloucestershire Council's Creative Writing for Wellbeing course to mark International Women's Day, and later broadcast on BBC Upload.

Early 1990s

A couple of non-fiction articles published in the Property section of The Guardian when I was a student in the early 1990s, and one in Spanish for El Adelanto de Salamanca.