Now incorporating The Sudbury Hill Harrow and Wherever End Times

Monday, July 25, 2022

Call for submissions, closing date 31 August 2022

The Willesden Short Story Prize mug 2022 with books

The Willesden Short Story Prize mug 2022 with piano etc

We really need more and better short stories. There are standards to maintain here, y'know. (Ed.) Submit

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Short Story of the Month, July 2022

A guest story to cool the air this summer. Sean Brijbasi has kindly lent us this far out story as a reprint from his unknowed book of the same name. Sean is one of the unknowed people behind the Willesden short story competition. Please do not write in to tell us that unknowed is not a word! (Ed.)
The Willesden Herald Short Story of the Month

July 2022: The Unknowed Things by Sean Brijbasi

… To my surprise, I received a response, stating that a vice admiral couldn’t be blamed for the consequences of my ingratitude. Such a knowing people, I thought. It was true. Lily had given me everything even when I didn’t ask, appearing with unexpected gifts even when I deserved nothing. She told me the most beautiful stories that I, in turn, told to others as if they were my own …

Sean Brijbasi

Sean Brijbasi 
lives in America.

Sometimes he writes.

“You get the feeling that NO ONE CAN SEE THE WORLD I LIVE IN by Sean Brijbasi is the kind of book inspired by people who will most likely never read it.” –Rail Drinks Magazine (?)

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Call for Submissions: New Short Stories 12

Willesden Herald short story competition 2022 We’re back with a competition for inclusion in Willesden Herald: New Short Stories 12. Open to...