BBC Young Writers’ Award

Competition Information

BBC Young Writers’ Award

10th year of the BBC Young Writers’ Award with Cambridge University.

Eligibility: Young people in the UK aged between 14-18

Category: short story of up to 1,000 words – no theme, no subject, just great storytelling.

Prizes: The five shortlisted stories are narrated by an actor and recorded for an exclusive broadcast on BBC. The stories are also published in an exclusive anthology dedicated to the Award.

Deadline: 9am (GMT) Monday 25th March 2024.

For further information, please visit their website: bbc.co.uk/ywa

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