1. With grateful thanks to our generous 2016 sponsors

    July 18, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    As we draw to the end of the competition in 2016, we would like to take this opportunity to thank …
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  2. Update to Entry Form!

    April 30, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    You can now click on “How to Enter” above which will take you to  a new page with a link …
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  3. HG Wells Short Story Competition 2016

    April 18, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    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.

  4. 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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  5. Cassandra Yong, winner of the judge’s special prize 2015 and student at Imperial College London

    April 6, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    Page 1 of Cassandra Yong article  Page 2 of Cassandra Yong article We have great pleasure in sharing the attached “Feature …
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  6. New personnel!

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    April 5, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    My name is Hannah Grover and I have recently taken over the Admin and Social Media role for the HG …
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  7. Change of personnel

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    February 11, 2016 by hgwellscompetition

    Hello writers! To let you know that Stewart Ross is no longer Chair of the HGWSSC and I am no longer …
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H.G. Wells Short Story Competition


Theme: Light
Closing date: 16 July 2017
Submit: hgwstory@gmail.com

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