Children’s Creative Writing Competition at The Mount

Children’s Creative Writing Competition at The Mount Calling all creative writers!
The 2020 York Literature Festival Creative Writing Competitions are now open for entries. This year’s theme is MYSTERY.

Schools and individual children are welcome to enter their original poems and/or short stories. The competitions are open to anyone aged 18 years and under as of 31 August 2020.

Age Categories
11 years and under
12-15 years
16-18 years
Poems should be less than 30 lines
Short stories should be shorter than 1,500 words
Closing date for entries: Sunday 29 March 12 noon
The competition is judged by a panel of adjudicators, whose decision is final. Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed entries, unless the judges decide otherwise. Shortlisted authors and poets are invited to read their work at a special prize-giving ceremony at The Mount School York on Sunday 26 April.
Entries are open now. Please see for details.

Closing date for entries is Sunday 29 March at 12 noon.

Entry to the competition is free.
The Mount School York, Dalton Terrace, York, North Yorkshire YO24 4DD
Thu 30 Jan 2020 to Sun 29 Mar 2020
Contact telephone: (+44) 01904 23 23 25 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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