Young Norfolk Writing Competition
Love writing? Aged 11-18? We’re looking for the freshest, boldest words in Norfolk.
Send us stories, lyrics, narrative for games, graphic stories, poems, spoken word, scripts, podcasts, plays, articles, journalism or essays!
You can enter up to six pieces of writing, and audio entries are also welcome across all entries (except graphic novels).
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- Individual prizes
- Mentoring opportunities
- The chance to have your work performed and published
The word limits are as follows:
- Stories, lyrics, narrative for games, poems, spoken word, scripts, podcasts, plays, articles, journalism, essays – one side of A4 or up to 40 lines
- Graphic stories – up to four sides of A4
Audio entries can be up to five minutes in length.
How to enter
Entries for 2022 are now closed. Join our mailing list for news on when the competition opens in 2023!
Young Norfolk Writing Competition is a partnership between National Centre for Writing, Young Norfolk Arts and Anguish’s Educational Foundation with support from Arts Council England and Norfolk County Council.