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WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS in partnership with the National Literacy Trust, have announced that the poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams and the international poet and mental health campaigner Hussain Manawer are both joining this year’s judging panel alongside Head Judge Cressida Cowell. Dan Freedman, joins as an Ambassador for the awards.
The free to enter awards recognise excellence in writing, encourage creativity and develop writing talent in young people.
Deadline for entries is 18 March 2019.
Writing tips and resources are available on the site.
Prizes include book/eBook tokens, books for school libraries, a creative writing workshop for a class, an annual subscription to First News, a writing masterclass with a professional author and a VIP family experience at the West End production of WICKED, including tickets, an exclusive backstage tour and a meet-and-greet with members of the cast.
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