Writer of the Year: Non-Fiction

Judged by
Dr Glenda Cooper - Senior Lecturer, Department of Journalism; Reviews Editor ‘Journalism’, City, University of London
Kenya Hunt, Editor in Chief, Elle UK
Liz Hunt - Assistant Editor Features & Comment, The Daily Mail

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Ibstock Place School
‘Don’t touch my hair’ by Hilary Hanslin

Topical, written with attitude and highly personal, a very good account of her ‘journey’ from primary school when she enjoyed being singled out for her perceived difference to secondary school where she questions why.

Highly Commended

Calthorpe Park School
‘The reality of rats’ by Lily Cunnington

Highly Commended

Yarm School
‘Ghana: past, present & future’ by Isaac Akowuah

A great use of the senses. We could feel the heat and the chaos. Excellent reportage!

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