Competitions

Welcome to our Competitions page

Here you’ll find all the details about our upcoming competitions, our past winners, and external competitions we think are worth mentioning.

There’s lots here to keep you busy and we look forward to receiving your entry in the next HWS competition, but remember to check our competition rules!

Read the past winning entries here.

Please note that the deadline for competition entries is now midnight on the 25th of each month, unless specified otherwise within competition details.


Current Competition

Imagine this…
300 words to let your imagination run riot! Think outside the box – would be great to encompass universal themes and read a profoundly moving piece. I’m looking for something that will make me sit bolt upright!” (Yasmin Standen)

Adjudicator: Yasmin Standen, Literary Agent, Kane Literary Agency
Deadline: October 25th, midnight

Please check the link for the rules.