The ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

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An annual award of £1,000 for a short story, financed by a bequest made by Miss Nellie Tom-Gallon in memory of her brother and generously supported by ALCS.

The 2022 award is now open for submissions!

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  • Deadline for entries: 31 October 2021
  • The author must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.
  • The author must have had at least one short story published or accepted for publication.
  • The story submitted must be in English and must not be a translation.
  • The story submitted may be published or unpublished.
  • The work must not have been previously submitted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award. 
  • The work must not exceed 5,000 words.

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