9 Dec 2019

It's almost time to announce the winners of our 2019 competition...

On Sunday 15th December judge and presenter, Hugh Riches, takes to the screen in Billboards's December episode and announces the winners of this year's competition in all three categories. You can catch...

28 Nov 2019

Lots of discussion - and lots of drinks... 🍸

Last night the Hammond House judges got together to deliberate (or argue) with each other about the winners of the 2019 Writing Competition. A lot of good fun was had and some final decisions were made...

The competition winn...

22 Nov 2019

Judging for the 2019 International Writing Competition is almost complete! The judges are hard at work reading your entries and picking their favourites, and soon they'll be meeting up to argue it out!

This year we received a staggering number of entries from all across...

6 Nov 2019

Who's excited to find out the results for this year's competition? 

Judging is now well underway for the 2019 Writing Competition - and the judges are hard at work enjoying over 300 entries from countries all across the world!

Keep an eye out for more info about the resu...

22 Sep 2019

10 days to go until the Hammond House Writing Competition Closes! Get your entries in to >> www.hammondhousepublishing.com/competitions

#HammondHouse #literarycountdown

Gone With The Wind

1 Sep 2019

Just a month until this year's competition closes! Submit your entries by the 30th September 2019 for the chance to win up to £500 prize money and have your work published! 

Last years competition proved to be highly successful, with over  250 entries from all over the...

22 Jul 2019

This summer Hammond House is sponsoring the Literary Festival at Walled Garden Baumber! The festival runs from Saturday 27th July until Sunday 28th July and entry is free!

There's a full program of events, including creative writing workshops, talks from local authors a...

2 Jul 2019

Congratulations to Brenda Mumford, the winner of our 2019 Summer Competition, and to our two runners-up, Colette Brennan and Mags Brown! And thank you to everyone who submitted their excellent entries.

Brenda Mumford (Winner): 

The earth, once patched with muted greys an...

1 Jun 2019

“Men’s stiff collars wilted by nine in the morning. Ladies bathed before noon and after their three o’clock naps. And by nightfall were like soft teacakes with frosting from sweating and sweet talcum. The day was twenty-four hours long, but it seemed longer.”

— Harper L...

9 May 2019

 Often the hardest part of writing can be coming up with an idea - let alone finishing a first draft! The good news is that you don't have to sit around waiting for that elusive inspiration to come and find you. With the Hammond House International Writing Competition...

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