Night Owl – Allegra Fleming

Allegra Fleming was born in China and adopted at just under the age of one. She has lived in England ever since, and considers herself British, American, and Chinese. Her mother is American, and her father is from Northern Ireland. She has one sister, who was the winner of the 14-18 category in 2017. Allegra is also writing a novel in her spare time. The Flemings are quite the bookish family!

Winner of the 2018 Elmbridge Literary Competition: 11-13 Year Olds Story

The Elmbridge Literary Competition was established by The RC Sherriff Trust, an independent arts charity working in the Borough of Elmbridge and Elmbridge Borough Council. Previous competitions have included subjects as varied as Dickens, fantasy, love and short radio plays. In celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’, the themes for the 2017 Competition were ‘Things that Go Bump in the Night’ (5-13 Age Category) and ‘A Shiver Down the Spine’ (14-18 & Adult Categories).

Full details about competitions past, present and future are available at and

Night Owl
Allegra Fleming
Published November 2018
ISBN 978-1-910578-98-8
A6 Size
16 printed pages
Elmbridge Literary Competition Chapbook 9
Print run 100
Price – £2
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