The 2019 H G Wells Short Story Competition Anthology: Time


November 27, 2019 by Tim Prater

Time contains twenty of the best short stories on the theme of Time selected by the judges from a large entry for the 2019 H.G. Wells Short Story Competition.

Stories are divided into two groups: authors 21 years of age and under and authors aged 22 years and above and include works by Kirsty Balfour, Natalie Boal, Hiya Chowdhury, Sinéad Donaghy, James Huang, Meg Lintern, Laura Maria Steel Pascual, Bethany Ridley-Duff, Shelby de Rond, Krystal Song, Lee Amoss, Charlotte Bracey, David Bradley, Frances Brindle, Cheryl Buck, Lesley Bungay, Beverley Haddon, Matthew McDonald, Saritha Rao Rayachoti and Fiona Salter.

Available to buy now.

Edited by Liz Joyce, Tony Scofield & Lee Stoddart, 2019

184 pages. ISBN 978-0-9955730-5-5.



Theme: Time

2019 Competition closed Monday 8th July 2019.

Shortlist announced Saturday 21st September, winner announced Sunday 24th November.

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

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