This award is open to young writers in Year 7 upwards from the North of England*. Young writers can submit creative work in any form including prose, poetry, scriptwriting, blogging, songwriting and rap.
There are two age categories, Year 7-9 and Year 10+. Entrants must be 18 years or under on Thursday 26 November 2020 when the awards open. The winner in each category will receive prize money of £150. Up to two writers may also be highly commended across the age categories.
Applications for this award are accepted in two ways:
- through nomination from an adult working with the young person.
- by application directly from the young person.
Click the button below to apply for or nominate for the awards. You can read more about the awards, including submissions guidelines and information on eligibility criteria, by visiting the Northern Writers’ Awards website.