Young Writers

Young Writers aims to encourage young people to engage in creative writing. They have worked with schools, parents and young writers since 1991 by:

  • Running national poetry and creative writing competitions through schools.
  • Providing free resources to teachers to aid them in teaching young writers.
  • Providing poetry and creative workshops for young writers.
  • Awarding prizes to both schools and pupils across the UK.
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Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Oct 22
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