The ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

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.

Entry to the 2020 prize is now closed. 

The deadline for entries was 31 October 2019 at 5pm (GMT). 

  • Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, Commonwealth, or the Republic of Ireland
  • Applicants must have had at least one short story accepted for publication
  • Submissions must be in English and must not be a translation
  • Submissions may be published or unpublished
  • Submissions must not have been previously submitted for the ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award

For any queries relating to the prize please contact

The ALCS Tom-Gallon Trust Award is generously supported by the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS).




Charity number 212405