September 21, 2023 by Tim Prater
We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2023 on the theme “Motion”.
The judges have selected the following stories for the 2023 shortlists (listed below in alphabetical story order only).
Shortlist for Junior Competition, The Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize of £1,000
|Radiyah Nouman||PK||Away the Water Drains|
|Yuen Tong Law||HK||Cast Out of Heaven|
|Kantaphat Pinaree||TH||Elegy for A Machine|
|Pritha Halder||IN||Ladies’ Compartment|
|Gloria Mesa||US||Rain Dance|
|Charlotte Moran||GB||The Death of the Ticket Collector|
|Sarah-Kate Simons||NZ||The Matchmaker|
|Allison VanHuysen||US||The Resonance of the Zucchini|
|Tessa Shutter||GB||When a car dies on a deserted road does it make a sound|
Shortlist for the Senior Competition, The Grand Prize of £500
|Kerry Ryan||GB||A Parcel of Rogues|
|Steven Jackson||GB||A Static Hero|
|Arthur Neong||MY||A Walk in the Park|
|Jarick Weldon||GB||Currents from Cabo Verde|
|Katie Rizzo||US||Endless Horizon|
|Keltie Zubko||CA||The Last Teardown of Eleanor|
|Ashia Mirza||GB||Yahya’s Garden|
Many congratulations to the shortlisted writers. We look forward to meeting many of you at the online Awards Ceremony on Sunday 19th November 2023. Further details will be emailed to shortlisted authors soon.