The Hysteria Writing Competition is now closed for the 2014 competition. If you would like to be kept informed of when next year’s competition opens please register with our mailing list and we’ll keep you updated.
The judges have now read the entries and a list of winners has been created. You can find a complete list of winners on the Hysteria Blog.
The anthology from this year’s competition will be published on 1st December, just in time for Christmas.
- The 2014 Anthology Hysteria 3 is now available to pre-order in our online shop
- The 2013 Anthology Hysteria 2 is available to purchase online
- The 2012 Anthology Hysteria 1 is available to purchase online
- Short Story Winner – £150.00 – Tracey Glasspool
- Flash Fiction Winner – £75.00 – Helen Chambers
- Poetry Winner – £75.00 – Polly Hall
If you would like to be kept informed about the Hysteria Writing Competition, sent dates and information about winners why not add yourself to our mailing list.
Meet this year’s team
- Abigail Wyatt – Judge
- Amanda Quinn – judge
- Bridget Whelan – Writer in Residence
- Sarah Hegarty – judge
- Sophie Duffy – judge
- Tracy Fells (last year’s winner) – judge
- Veronica Bright – judge
Meet Past Judges
- Hysteria 2013 – hysteria-2013-writing-competition-meet-the-judges/
- Hysteria 2012 – hysteria-2012/
Meet Past Winners
You may write about ANY SUBJECT in ANY GENRE except erotica or horror. We are NOT looking for stories, flash fiction or poetry about Hysterectomy. Instead, we are looking for works that appeal to our website visitors, who are mostly women between the ages of 25ish and 65ish.
Additional important information
You can find the details of the rules and guidelines for the competition here: hysteria-competition-guidelines/
Please read the competition rules before submitting your entry. You can find the rules here: hysteria-competition-rules/