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A Poem for Europe - Young people's category Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: In the Young Person’s category (16-25) each poem submitted is £3 (including 46p booking fee). Looking for: Poems up to a max of 32 lines. Competitors may submit up to five entries. Further details: This is a national competition to find the most thoughtful and inspiring poem about Europe. Highly Commended (The top 20 poems in each category, including the prize winners, will be published online and in print). Website: https://apoemforeurope.org/rules/ Not So Normal Narrators 2019 Closing date: 31st August 2019. Prizes: £200, £100, £50, anthology publication by Odd Voice Out. Entry fee: £4 per story. Looking for: Short stories told through underrepresented and unusual teen voices Website: http://oddvoiceout.com/ The Tourist Trail Young Persons’ Writing Competition Closing date: 5th September 2019. Prizes: 1st - Prize: A family ticket to any Attraction listed on our website; 2nd Prize: £75 of book tokens; 3rd Prize: £25 of book tokens. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: a blog post of at least 500 words relating to a day out or holiday you have had in the UK. Further details: entries should be a minimum of 500 words. Website: https://www.thetouristtrail.org/young-persons-writing-competition/ KSP Writers Centre Short Fiction Competition Closing date: 27th September 2019. Prizes:  $100 first place; Second place certificates and $50 for youth. Entry fees: Youth (10 to 17 years): Free. Looking for: Open style, open theme, traditional or contemporary. Further details: Word count - 1,000. Website: https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/short-fiction-competition The Young Walter Scott Prize An Adventure in Time Travel for Aspiring Young Writers Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: £500 travel and research grant to further explore historical places in the UK, and an invitation to the Borders Book Festival in Melrose, Scotland in June 2020. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Stories between 800 and 2000 words with historical relevance and accuracy, originality, a good grasp of language, characterisation and plot. Further details: Entries are judged in two categories – 11-15 years and 16-19 years. Website: http://www.walterscottprize.co.uk/young-walter-scott-prize/ Ghost Stories Closing Date: Open All Year Round For Prizes see website. Ghost Stories - we've all heard them and we've all been scared by them at one time or another. They can be terribly scary or simply funny, but either way they have been an attention-grabbing form of storytelling for centuries and leave people wondering whether what they've heard is fact or fiction! CLICK HERE… Poetry Idol Closing Date: Open All Year Round Who do you idolise? Is it your mum or dad? Your best friend? Your brother or sister? Perhaps there is a famous person, from a sports or film star to an author or musician that you admire and aspire to be like. Why are they your favourite person and why do they inspire you? CLICK HERE… Teen Poets Closing Date: Open All Year Round Teen Poets invites young adults aged 13+ to write a poem. If you're a teen, your voice needs to be heard and this is the place to get your message across! CLICK HERE… Pet Poetry Closing Date: Open All Year Round Write about your pet, your favourite animal or create a creature! Perhaps you'd like to write from an animal's point of view or about conservation? We can't wait to read your animal-inspired poems! Open to young writers aged 4-18 years old. CLICK HERE…
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A Poem for Europe - Young people's category Closing date: 31st July 2019. Prizes: £500. Entry fee: In the Young Person’s category (16-25) each poem submitted is £3 (including 46p booking fee). Looking for: Poems up to a max of 32 lines. Competitors may submit up to five entries. Further details: This is a national competition to find the most thoughtful and inspiring poem about Europe. Highly Commended (The top 20 poems in each category, including the prize winners, will be published online and in print). Website: https://apoemforeurope.org/rules/ Not So Normal Narrators 2019 Closing date: 31st August 2019. Prizes: £200, £100, £50, anthology publication by Odd Voice Out. Entry fee: £4 per story. Looking for: Short stories told through underrepresented and unusual teen voices Website: http://oddvoiceout.com/ The Tourist Trail Young Persons’ Writing Competition Closing date: 5th September 2019. Prizes: 1st - Prize: A family ticket to any Attraction listed on our website; 2nd Prize: £75 of book tokens; 3rd Prize: £25 of book tokens. Entry fee: Free. Looking for: a blog post of at least 500 words relating to a day out or holiday you have had in the UK. Further details: entries should be a minimum of 500 words. Website: https://www.thetouristtrail.org/young- persons-writing-competition/ KSP Writers Centre Short Fiction Competition Closing date: 27th September 2019. Prizes:  $100 first place; Second place certificates and $50 for youth. Entry fees: Youth (10 to 17 years): Free. Looking for: Open style, open theme, traditional or contemporary. Further details: Word count - 1,000. Website: https://www.kspwriterscentre.com/short- fiction-competition The Young Walter Scott Prize An Adventure in Time Travel for Aspiring Young Writers Closing date: 31st October 2019. Prizes: £500 travel and research grant to further explore historical places in the UK, and an invitation to the Borders Book Festival in Melrose, Scotland in June 2020. Entry fee: Not stated. Looking for: Stories between 800 and 2000 words with historical relevance and accuracy, originality, a good grasp of language, characterisation and plot. Further details: Entries are judged in two categories – 11-15 years and 16-19 years. Website: http://www.walterscottprize.co.uk/young- walter-scott-prize/ Ghost Stories Closing Date: Open All Year Round For Prizes see website. Ghost Stories - we've all heard them and we've all been scared by them at one time or another. They can be terribly scary or simply funny, but either way they have been an attention-grabbing form of storytelling for centuries and leave people wondering whether what they've heard is fact or fiction! CLICK HERE… Poetry Idol Closing Date: Open All Year Round Who do you idolise? Is it your mum or dad? Your best friend? Your brother or sister? Perhaps there is a famous person, from a sports or film star to an author or musician that you admire and aspire to be like. Why are they your favourite person and why do they inspire you? CLICK HERE… Teen Poets Closing Date: Open All Year Round Teen Poets invites young adults aged 13+ to write a poem. If you're a teen, your voice needs to be heard and this is the place to get your message across! CLICK HERE… Pet Poetry Closing Date: Open All Year Round Write about your pet, your favourite animal or create a creature! Perhaps you'd like to write from an animal's point of view or about conservation? We can't wait to read your animal-inspired poems! Open to young writers aged 4-18 years old. CLICK HERE…
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