Jamaican novel sold to Major US publisher: Headline in Bookends in today's Sunday Observer The novel:
The contests are checked and updated each month. We are happy to feature writing challenges open to primary age children, secondary age pupils and young adults in the UK. If you would like your competition featured here, please contact us. We have also compiled a list of recommended creative writing manuals and writing workshop activity guides suitable for use with KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4 at the bottom of this page.
Radio Two words short story competition for children aged 13 and under.
Author of Tomorrow — run by the Wilbur and Niso Smith foundation, the Author of Tomorrow prize aims to find adventure writers of the future. Young people under 21 can submit entries between and words. The deadline is 31st December Rotary Club International Young Writer competition. The Solstace Prize for Young Writers — open to children aged — closing date November 30th The competition inspires pupils to see the world from a new angle.
Under My Sky poetry competition. Write a poem about nature or the environment. Prizes include an author visit by Nicola Davies. Open to primary aged children. Open to children aged Open to children agedprizes include an AttractionWorld family ticket for the winner and book tokens for 2nd and 3rd places.
To enter, write a blog entry of words describing your day out or holiday in the UK. Full details on the Tourist Trail website. The finalists will be invited to the Henley Literary Festival. Stabilo Young Journalist of the Year — is looking for handwritten journalistic columns by children of up to words by 7th July.
Voices — a writing competition, run by the charity Coram Voice, which is open to children and young people who are in or have experience of the care system. The Canterbury Tales Writing Competition — open to all school pupils and home educated children.
There are three age categories: The Young Walter Scott Prize — dedicated to historical fiction, this competition has two age categories: Entries can be prose, poetry or drama.
Closing date is the end of October.Please read our list of writing competitions for children. The contests are checked and updated each month. We are happy to feature writing challenges open to primary age children, secondary age pupils and young adults in the UK.
A list of current UK writing competitions for poetry, short stories and novels. Details: Templar Poetry Pamphlet Awards. For this quarterly contest from Templar Poetry you submit a selection of your work as a manuscript of between ten and twelve A4 single-sided pages.
This themeless contest from children’s magazine The Caterpillar. The Creative Future Literary Awards is the UK’s only national writing competition & awards showcase for under-represented writers. Writer’s Digest is the No. 1 Resource for Writers, Celebrating the Writing Life and What it Means to be a Writer in Today's Publishing Environment.
Competitions. The Poetry Society awards £16, in prizes each year. Poets at all stages of their careers are celebrated, and prizes also include ways to support writers’ development: courses, books, membership and publication. The competitions and prizes . The Manchester Writing Competition offers the UK’s biggest literary awards for unpublished work, offered by the country’s most successful writing school.
The Competition was established by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy in and has awarded more than £, to writers.