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 next stage of this year’s competition is currently taking place as our judges are busy reading the entries. We hope to have a list of the short-listed winners in each category very shortly.
The anthology from this year’s competition will be available from November, just in time for Christmas.
- The 2013 Anthology Hysteria 2 is now available to purchase in our online store
- The 2012 Anthology, Hysteria 1, is available to purchase in our online store.
- Short Story Winner – £150.00
- Flash Fiction Winner – £75.00
- Poetry Winner – £75.00
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/