We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Award for an unpublished short story. The DDS/HWA Shortlist 2019 Joanna Dodd: Cissy Mullins Liz Kershaw: Finding a Way Home Julie Evans: Lancashire Census of 1881 Monique Hayes: Mileage Kate Jewell: The Daisy Fisher Cathy De’Freitas: The Queen’s Jewel Our final round […]
The longlist for the Dorothy Dunnett Society/Historical Writers’ Association Short Story Competition 2019.
The HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition for 2019
We’re delighted to publish the winner of the 2018 HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Prize. Nineteen Above Discovery by Jennifer Falkner is a beautifully-crafted, brooding story set in the bleakness of the Klondike in the depths of winter. August 31, 1896. Here, to avoid being poor, we live worse than tramps, turning the earth inside out. Last night […]
At last the waiting’s over and the winners have been announced. At an awards party held at the Swedenborg Centre in London on 7 November, 2018, and hosted by historian Kate Williams, HWA members and colleagues celebrated the winners of the three HWA Crown awards and the HWA / Dorothy Dunnett short story competition. The Sharpe […]
A surprise double win for Jennifer Falkner at the Historical Writers’ Association / Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Competition 2018
Prizes: £500, publication in the Whispering Gallery and on www.historiamag.com, mentoring session from author and agent, tickets to receive your award at the HWA Crowns Ceremony in London (November 2018). Two Highly Commended entries will also receive mentoring and invitations to the award ceremony in London. Can you transport a reader into the past? Can you tell a […]
We’re delighted to publish the HWA Dorothy Dunnett Short Story Prize winning entry for 2017, a moving tale of grief and redemption from author Annie Whitehead. His hand is on hers, fingers curling around her palm and encircling it. He blinks, quickly. There is moisture in his eyes and she knows that he is anxious […]