HG Wells Short Story Competition

HG Wells Short Story Competition 2018

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 annual HG Wells Short Story Competition offers a £250 Senior and £1,000 Junior prize and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published paperback anthology (and Kindle version).

Entry to the Junior competition is FREE and entry to the Senior competition is £10 (£5 for those with student ID).

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.

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.