Please read our list of writing competitions for children. The contests are checked and updated each month. We are happy to feature writing challenges open to primary age children, secondary age pupils, and young adults in the UK. If you would like your competition featured here, please contact us. We are happy to feature competitions with at least one month remaining before the closing date. We have also compiled a list of recommended creative writing manuals and writing workshop activity guides suitable for use with KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4 at the bottom of this page.
The 20 Best Writing Contests for High School Students
Update March Please visit our dedicated website for The Litmus with contains full details and submissions. Here at Trinity we are delighted to launch The Litmus Creative Writing Project — an opportunity for year students currently attending state school or on a full scholarship to a fee-paying school to submit a short piece of writing of under words in poetry, prose or any other format including artwork based around a theme for publication. Everyone who submits will receive personalised feedback and have their work published on our website, while our favourites will appear in a published anthology in summer Are you between the ages of 15 and 17 and interested in writing fiction, or non-fiction, or poetry, or maybe graphic novel writing, or blog writing — or writing and storytelling in any shape or form you like? Pass it on to someone who wants to write and would like to be published. What does the word green mean?
Keep the family busy with these creative kids competitions!
This year's theme is Essential. Your work should respond to the theme, implicitly or explicitly, but we're looking for quality writing first and foremost. The theme is a creative prompt, not a requirement. Send us your best work! You can do this by purchasing our previous anthologies here.
Closed for , re-opening spring The Muslim Young Writers Award is for poems and short stories from year olds. There are different categories for each key stage. Closed for , re-opening