2018 International Literary Prize Results

SHORTLISTS

WINNERS

The winners were announced on December's Billboard TV on Monday 10th December 2018 at 12pm. You can watch it here.   

 

All shortlisted stories and poetry will be published in the annual Hammond House anthologies due for release in February 2019. 

Prizes will be awarded at our Annual Literary Festival on Wednesday 6th February 2019 at the University Centre Grimsby. Everyone who entered the competitions are invited, together with friends and family.

 

Feedback will commence in January 2019 and should be completed by March 2019.

 

SHORT STORIES

Letting Go

The Cat Outside 

Ab Aeterno 

The Summer Collection

Desert Shrimp 

 2018 International Literary Prize

WINNERS

SHORT STORY

Winner: Something Else | Sophie Kirkwood, GB

2nd Place: Ewigkeit | Sean O Suilleabhain, IE

3rd Place: Motor Skills | Gordon Aindow, GB

POETRY

Winner: Tiny Choirboy | Laura Theis, GB

2nd Place: Precious Long Ago | Sadie Wood, GB

3rd Place: Indigo | Stacey George, GB

SCREENPLAY

Winner: The Bargain | Sarah Crockford, GB

2nd  Another Generation | Camille Hatcher, GB

3rd Fallen to the Communists | Arthur M Jolly, US

SHORT STORIES

Amanda Staples

Andrew Myers

Brian Bennett

Christine Meanwell

Anna Knox

SHORT STORIES

Great Britain

Great Britain

Ireland

Great Britain

New Zealand

Editor's Choices:

Student Competition Winners

SHORT STORY WINNERS

Walking Beyond the Boundaries               Charlie Y

Frank                                        Christopher E .Hunter  

The House at the End of the Street   Megan Potter 

500 WORD

WINNERS

Shared Adventures                                Bryan Wade

Little by Little                                    Lisa Hammond

Lucky                                                    E.C. Robinson

Highly Commended

The Hunt for the Black King                     Marc Hall

The Old man Watches                   Melissa Newton      

FE Student Winner

Precious                                                 Becca Ritson

GRIMSBY WRITERS GROUP

Flash Fiction competition

Just in Time                                       Valerie Wynne

 

TAILSPINNERS

             Short Story Winner           

New Tricks                                               Dan Rhodes

 
 

POETRY 

Owen K                                                             Erik Lofroth                      Sweden

Secrets of a Suburban Garden                       Louise Mangos                Switzerland

A Fairy Tale                                                      Lorenzo Gobbi                 Italy

Editor's Choices:

The Last Song of the Mistlethrush                  Ruth Flanagan                  Great Britain

            

Words                                                               Ann Algie                          France

The Delicate Fall                                              Solomon Au Yeung         Hong Kong

Snapshots By Heart                                         Solomon Au Yeung         Hong Kong

Sempiternal Sunsets                                        Garrett Bishop                 United States

2 Poems                                                            Pukhraj Neogi                  India 

SCREENPLAY 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

By submitting your entry you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions.

All entries must be previously unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but stories must be withdrawn from this contest immediately upon acceptance elsewhere. The entry fee will not be refunded. (Note: If your story is posted on a personal blog, please remove it before submitting.)

 

Entries that fall outside the parameters of the set out in the submission guidelines will be disqualified. The entry fee will not be refunded.

 

Current and former employees of Hammond House Publishing and their family members are not eligible. Previous contest entrants, including winners, are free to submit.

 

Entrants agree to their submitted manuscripts being published and or performed as required by Hammond House publishing for a period of 12 months from the date of winners being announced. 

 

All revenue from the sale of published work from competition entries will be retained by Hammond House Publishing Ltd to contribute to the cost of administrating the competition and other activities.

 

Copyright of all manuscripts submitted remains with the Author, who is free to publish their work elsewhere on the announcement of competition results unless their work is chosen for publication, in which case they are required not to publish elsewhere until 12 months after first being published by Hammond House Publication Ltd in which their work is included. This only applies to competition entries and does not include other work submitted by members for publication on the Hammond House site, for which the Author would receive any revenue due under the terms and conditions that apply at that time.
 

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