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2021 BBC Young Writer’s Award open for submissions

18 January 2021 Share


The BBC Young Writers’ Award with Cambridge University is now in its seventh year. It is inviting all young people in the UK aged between 14 – 18 years to submit stories of up to 1,000 words.

The shortlist will be announced on Radio 1’s Life Hacks in September with these stories narrated by an actor and recorded for broadcast. The shortlisted writers will be invited to take part in a creative writing workshop and the winner will receive a one-to-one mentoring session with an author.

Closing date is 22nd March 2021

Further details, how to submit and T & C are here

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