Time Flies…


July 15, 2019 by Tim Prater

It’s now seven days since the deadline for submission of stories for the 2019 short story competition and the judges are hard at work reading your stories. We look forward to sharing the results with you on 21 September when our shortlists will be announced. Watch this space!

Thank you to all the hundreds of writers who entered the competition this year. 2019 has been our most successful year yet.


Theme: Switch

Entries for our 2022 Competition will open in January.

Deadline for entries will be Monday 11th July (midnight BST). Shortlist announcement Wednesday 21st September. Winners to be announced Sunday 20th 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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