Video: Coffee and Clocks by Kirsty Balfour


December 24, 2019 by Tim Prater

Kirsty Balfour reading from her 2019 HG Wells Short Story Competition Grand Prize Shortlisted entry “Coffee and Clocks”.


Theme: Vision

2020 Competition opens on Monday 24th February and closes Monday 6th July 2020.

Shortlist announcement Monday 21st September, Winner to be announced Sunday 22nd November.

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