Introducing Sarah Anthony: New HG Wells Short Story Competition Judge for 2020


February 20, 2020 by Tim Prater

We are very pleased to announce that Sarah Anthony is joining the judging committee of the HG Wells Short Story Competition for 2020.

Sarah Anthony graduated from Bristol University with a degree in English and French literature and did her MA with the Open University, specialising in postcolonial literature She has worked for the School of English at the University of Kent, co-ordinating their part-time programmes in English and American literature and Creative Writing and acting as academic advisor to international students.

She has 15 years’ experience lecturing and teaching university undergraduates and adult learners at the University of Kent, for the Workers’ Educational Association and for the U3A. She has taught on subjects as disparate as the plays of Christopher Marlowe and the writers of the Windrush Generation, and has taken part in a TV documentary on E M Forster for international arts and culture channel ARTE.

Current projects include the novels of John Steinbeck, the Bloomsbury Group, and 20th century Russian literature.


Theme: Vision

Our 2020 Competition is now open and closes Monday 6th July 2020.

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

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