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December–January winners 2023 – adults

In our December to January competition, we asked for stories featuring a snowman.

A snowman

Congratulations to the winners of our December–January competition. Feeling inspired? Have a go at this month's prompt.

Adult winner

John Rappel

The old god is born of snow, three globes high. He is crystal skin flakes all the way down, white and cold as an interrogation room light. His carbonized eyes look back to ancient days, warmer days, pagan ecstasies spilling down Mediterranean streets. Children scatter home; the winter sun sets.