2017 Awards Ceremony and Shortlist Release Date


August 4, 2017 by Gary Fuller

The H G Wells Short Story Competition Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 19 November at The Grand, Folkestone.

It’s 12 for 12.30 until 3pm at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL. A buffet lunch is at 1pm. To book, please contact Victoria Court at The Grand on 01303 222222.

All shortlisted writers will be invited to attend as our guests and junior shortlisted entrants can also bring a friend or parent as our guest.

The H G Wells Short Story Competition shortlists (Adult and Junior) will be posted on our website on Thursday 21 September, H G Wells’s Birthday.


Theme: Motion

Entries for our 2023 Competition are now open.

Deadline for entries is Monday 10th July (11pm BST). Shortlist announcement Thursday 21st September. Winners to be announced Sunday 19th November.

For further information, please read the rules and FAQs below. If you cannot find the answer to your query there, you can email hgwellscompetition@gmail.com

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