Apply for the £1000 Tom-Gallon Trust Award

Tom-Gallon Trust Award is an annual award for a short story in conjunction with ALCS. It is financed by a bequest made by Miss Nellie Tom-Gallon in memory of her brother. And it is generously supported by ALCS.


Target Group: See eligibility below
Host: Tom-Gallon Trust, in conjunction with ALCS.
Deadline: 31 October 2020 at 5pm (GMT).
Mode of Application: Online
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  • Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth, or the Republic of Ireland.
  • Entrants must have had at least one short story accepted for publication before submitting to this award.
  • Anyone applying must be 18 years and above.

Submission Guidelines

  • Any entry must be in English and must not be a translation.
  • Submissions may be published or unpublished.
  • The short story to be sent in must not have been previously submitted for this contest.
  • Simultaneous Submissions are not acceptable.
  • £1000 would be awarded to a single winner.

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