The Hysteria Writing Competition began in 2012 and runs every year between 1st April and 31st August. You can find links to more information about all our past competitions on this page.
Read Previous Anthologies
Anthologies from past competitions are available online and you can find links to them on our online shop below.
- The 2021 Anthology Hysteria 8
- The 2020 Anthology Hysteria 7
- The 2017 Anthology Hysteria 6
- The 2016 Anthology Hysteria 5
- The 2015 Anthology Hysteria 4
- The 2014 Anthology Hysteria 3
- The 2013 Anthology Hysteria 2
- The 2012 Anthology Hysteria 1
Meet Past Winners
- Hysteria 2020 – Tiffany White, AM Cash, Jane O’Connor
- Hysteria 2017 – Lyndsay Bamfield, Stephanie Hutton, Laura Potts
- Hysteria 2016 – Sandra Crook, Sharon Telfer, Kathryn Jacopi
- Hysteria 2015 – Sue Spiers, Gayle Letherby, Shauna Mackay
- Hysteria 2014 – Tracey Glasspool, Helen Chambers, Polly Hall
- Hysteria 2013 – Tracy Fells
- Hysteria 2012 – Jayne Thicket
Meet past writers in residence
In 2014 I introduced the idea of a writer in residence for the competition. The purpose was to help by giving entrants hints and tips about how to write for a competition.