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August 6th, 2020 |

The Buzz Words Short Story Prize is an annual prize awarded to recognise excellence in short story writing for children. The story must be suitable for readers 8 to 11 years, and the word limit is 1,500 words. There is a first prize of $1,000 and second $500. The fee is $10 […]

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February 13th, 2020 |

Welcome to the Bristol Short Story Prize – an annual international writing competition open to all published and unpublished, UK and non-UK based writers. The 2020 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. Closing date is midnight (BST) on April 30th, 2020. 1st prize is £1,000 2nd prize is […]

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January 10th, 2020 |

If you have written a poem you think would appeal to 7–11-year olds, then why not enter the The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2020? The prize is open to anyone over 16, and the poem can be on any subject. A prize of €1,000 is given to the best poem, chosen by […]

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August 19th, 2019 |

Submissions for the second annual Buzz Words Short Story Prize are now open! Presented by the Australian children’s literature e-zine Buzz Words, the 2019 Buzz Words Short Story Prize celebrates excellence in Short Story writing by adults writing for children and fills a gap in the children’s literature award landscape. Short stories […]

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January 14th, 2019 |

Submissions for the 2019 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing are now open. The Text Prize aims to discover incredible new books for young adults and children by Australian and New Zealand writers. You have until Friday 8 February to send in your unpublished manuscript.

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August 23rd, 2018 |

The prize is for a story written by an adult for children (aged 7–11). We are looking for stories that will inspire, delight and move our young readers. The stories can be on any subject and in any style, as long as they are age appropriate, and the word limit […]

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