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ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Writing Contest by Society of Authors



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  • Response time: -
  • Prizes: £2,000
  • Fee: -
  • Last run: 2022
  • Reading blind: -

Fiction - 5000 words max

Max words: 5000

Additional info

Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth, or the Republic of Ireland.

Applicants must have had at least one short story accepted for publication.

The winner will receive £2,000, the runner-up £1,000, and £500 is awarded to each of the shortlist (up to four authors).

Submission calls



An annual award for a short story, financed by a bequest made by Miss Nellie Tom-Gallon in memory of her brother and generously supported by ALCS and Hawthornden Literary Retreat.