2018 Prize Winner - Jane Cammack
Jane Cammack, of Witney in Oxfordshire, was selected from hundreds of entries from writers all over the world as the winner of the Mogford Prize for Food & Drink Writing 2018.
Her 2,500 word story, ‘The Glass Kitchen’, was chosen by Prize founder Jeremy Mogford, and guest judges; award-winning writer Bill Bryson and cookery writer Lorraine Pascale.
Jane is no stranger to writing. One of her short stories was awarded the international Rubery Award and a historical fiction novel was in the last five of over 5,000 entries for the Daily Mail First Novel competition.
Trained as an opera singer at The Royal College of Music in London, she went on to sing at the ENO, Glyndebourne and La Scala before concentrating on family life and raising children. Looking for a change of career, Cammack completed a two-year diploma course in creative writing at Oxford University and is currently writing a psychological thriller.