‘short story competition’ Category

  1. 2018 Awards Ceremony Programme

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    October 23, 2018 by Tim Prater

    Programme for the Awards Ceremony – Sunday 25th November 2018 at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone Master of Ceremonies: Charles …
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  2. 2018 HG Wells Short Story Competition Shortlists

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    September 20, 2018 by Tim Prater

    We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2018. We have …
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  3. Canterbury H G Wells Short Story Competition Writing Workshop 2018

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    April 9, 2018 by Tim Prater

    On Saturday 16th June, the H G Wells Short Story Competition have organised a writing workshop in Canterbury for aspiring writers of …
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  4. HG Wells Short Story Competition 2018

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    January 24, 2018 by

    Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young, the prestigious HG Wells Short Story Competition offers generous Senior and Junior prizes and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published anthology.


  5. 2017 H G Wells Competition Anthology: Light

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    November 21, 2017 by

    Available now, Light contains twenty of the best short stories on the theme of Light selected by the judges from a large entry for the 2017 H.G. Wells Short Story Competition.


  6. 2017 H G Wells Competition Winners: The Stories

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    November 20, 2017 by

    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”.


  7. 2017 H G Wells Competition Winners

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    November 20, 2017 by

    We are very pleased to announce that the Margaret and Reg Turnill Prize of £1000 was won by Hazel Atkinson …
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  8. 2017 H G Wells Competition Shortlists

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    September 21, 2017 by

    We are delighted to announce our two shortlists for the prestigious H G Wells Short Story Competition 2017. We have …
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  9. 2017 Awards Ceremony and Shortlist Release Date

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    August 4, 2017 by

    The H G Wells Short Story Competition Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 19 November at The Grand, Folkestone. …
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  10. Special Commendation Award 2016 Winner: Alice Sargent – Not Enough Space in this World

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    February 17, 2017 by

    As soon as I step into the kitchen, I can see that something tragic has happened. Something that will change us forever. Mother sits, hunched, at the table; her face is frozen in a grotesque contortion, her lips pressed together so that they are barely visible, her eyes dull with anguish, her nose and cheeks scrunched up as though she is in agony.


2018

Theme: Peace
Closed 23 July 2018. Thanks to the hundreds that have entered.

Shortlist to be announced Friday 21st September.

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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