HG Wells Short Story Competition 2018


January 24, 2018 by

Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young, the prestigious HG Wells Short Story Competition offers generous Senior and Junior prizes and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published paperback anthology (and Kindle version).

Previous years’ publications can be seen at http://www.trencavel.co.uk/St%20Ursin.html

The theme for this year’s competition is PEACE in its broadest interpretation.

There are two categories: authors 21 years of age and under with a prize of £1,000. (Entry is free).

Authors aged 22 years and above with a prize of £250 (entry £10 or £5 with student id).

NEW for 2018, entry will be via online form only. The entry form will be online at www.hgwellscompetition.com from early March 2018.

Dates for your diary:

  • Monday 23 July 2018 :  final date for entries
  • Friday 21 September 2018 : shortlists announced
  • Sunday 25 November 2018 : Awards Ceremony at The Grand, Folkestone

For further information contact hgwellscompetition@gmail.com.

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Theme: Peace
Closing date: 23 July 2018
Online entry form available from early March 2018

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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