Author Archive

  1. 2021 Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize Shortlisted Story Shortlisted Story: Clara Chiu – Masquerade

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    January 1, 2022 by Tim Prater


  2. 2021 Senior Prize Shortlisted Story: Fija Callaghan – An Ephemeral Quality

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    January 1, 2022 by Tim Prater


  3. 2021 Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize Shortlisted Story Shortlisted Story: Jessica Brien – Soup for Starters

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    December 1, 2021 by Tim Prater


  4. 2021 Senior Prize Shortlisted Story: Houssam Alissa – The Trojan Horse

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    December 1, 2021 by Tim Prater


  5. 2022 HG Wells Short Story Competition: Switch

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    November 22, 2021 by Tim Prater

    Power switch

    Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of …
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  6. 2021 HG Wells Short Story Competition Award Winners and Ceremony

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    November 21, 2021 by Tim Prater

    At the 2021 HG Wells Short Story Competition Award Ceremony on Zoom on Sunday 21st November, the winners were announced …
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  7. I Am the Maskmaker

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    November 17, 2021 by Tim Prater

    The HG Wells Short Story team were delighted to hear from 2020 shortlisted author Rhiannon Lewis with news of her …
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  8. HG Wells Short Story Competition Shortlists 2021

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    September 21, 2021 by Tim Prater

    We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2021 on the …
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  9. Grappling with the Unintelligible: Reg Turnill

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    July 9, 2021 by Tim Prater

    As a young journalist, Reg Turnill met most of the prewar political personalities and later became the BBC’s space correspondent …
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  10. Folkestone Book Festival 2021: The Shape of Things to Come

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    April 3, 2021 by Tim Prater

    "The Shape of Things to Come" book festival banner

    Creative Folkestone have announced the return of the Folkestone Book Festival: The Shape of Things to Come. Between Friday 4 …
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2022

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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