Will Haynes


Will Haynes has had a number of stories published in the Labello Press anthologies, the To Hull & Back anthologies, the Escritores de Gaucín anthologies, and Stories from 2045. He was recently placed in The End is Here short story collection (publishing date tbc), and is not particularly comfortable writing deadpan mini-bios about himself.

Prizes and awards:

  • First Place, The Leonard A. Koval Memorial Prize, Gem Street: Beyond the Axis (nominated for The Pushcart Prize).
  • The Diamond Award and Excellence in Contemporary Narrative Award, Gem Street: Collector’s Edition (nominated for The Pushcart Prize).
  • Highly Commended, Shortlisted, and Longlisted stories in the To Hull & Back Short Story competitions 2014, 2015, 2017.
  • Honourable Mention, The Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition 2019.
  • Longlisted, Fish Short Story Prize 2019.

The books in which Will Haynes appears

9th Archipelago

Invitational Anthology

Gem Street II

Collector’s Edition

Gem Street III

Beyond the Axis