Category Archives: events

  1. 2017 H G Wells Competition Winners: The Stories

    November 20, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    The H G Wells Short Story Competition are delighted to present a free PDF collection of the three award winning stories from our 2017 competition, “Venus Rising”, “When the Call Comes” and “Alone into the Alone”.

  2. 2017 Awards Ceremony and Shortlist Release Date

    August 4, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    The H G Wells Short Story Competition Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 19 November at The Grand, Folkestone. …
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  3. Free Creative Writing Workshop – 27 May

    April 6, 2017 by hgwellscompetition

    There will be a supplementary free creative writing / short story writing workshop on Saturday 20 May 10 to 12 noon at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone CT20 2XL.

    If you would like to attend, please contact Barbara Pybus on

  4. 2016 winners and 2017 theme announced!

    November 30, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    There were over 90 people attending the 2016 H G Wells Short Story Competition Awards at the Grand, Folkestone on …
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  5. Events coming soon….please note change of date

    April 7, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    We will be holding a free workshop at The Grand Hotel, Folkestone on Saturday 4th June, 10am-12pm, led by Barbara Cambridge. Places …
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H.G. Wells Short Story Competition


Theme: Light
Closing date: 16 July 2017

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