2021 Prize Winner - Finlay Taylor
READ ‘Madame Blini’s Disdain’ online (audio version to follow)
Finlay Taylor, from South London, was selected from 755 entries from writers all over the world as the winner of the Mogford Prize for Food & Drink Writing 2021.
Finlay’s short story, ‘Madame Blini’s Disdain’, was chosen by Prize founder Jeremy Mogford, and guest judges; gifted playwright, broadcaster and poet Lemn Sissay MBE, and talented crime and thriller writer Mick Herron.
The very worthy runners-up to this year’s prize were; Scotland born writer Lorna Fergusson, who now lives in Oxford, for ‘Mrs Esslemont’s Tea’; Jessica E Sinyard, a screenwriter working in film, television, and videogames, for ‘Black Coffee’; and IP lawyer Emma Teichmann for ‘An Acquired Taste’.