2018 International Literary Prize Results
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.
The Cat Outside
The Summer Collection
2018 International Literary Prize
Winner: Something Else | Sophie Kirkwood, GB
2nd Place: Ewigkeit | Sean O Suilleabhain, IE
3rd Place: Motor Skills | Gordon Aindow, GB
Winner: Tiny Choirboy | Laura Theis, GB
2nd Place: Precious Long Ago | Sadie Wood, GB
3rd Place: Indigo | Stacey George, GB
Winner: The Bargain | Sarah Crockford, GB
2nd Another Generation | Camille Hatcher, GB
3rd Fallen to the Communists | Arthur M Jolly, US
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
Shared Adventures Bryan Wade
Little by Little Lisa Hammond
Lucky E.C. Robinson
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
Short Story Winner
New Tricks Dan Rhodes
Owen K Erik Lofroth Sweden
Secrets of a Suburban Garden Louise Mangos Switzerland
A Fairy Tale Lorenzo Gobbi Italy
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
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All entries must be previously unpublished. Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but stories must be withdrawn from this contest immediately upon acceptance elsewhere.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.