Creative writing competition: The Wicked Young Writer Awards


15 November 2019
Writers aged 5 to 25 can win book tokens and tickets to see Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre

The Wicked Young Writer Awards were set up by the long-running musical WICKED in 2010 to inspire young UK writers to create work that looked at the world a little differently.

Winners get four tickets to see WICKED and £50 of book.ebook tokens. All 120 finalists will be included in an anthology and invited to a prize-giving event at the Apollo Victoria Theatre with the WICKED cast and this year's head judge, Cressida Cowell.

Enter original, unpublished creative writing on any subject, up to 750 words.

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The closing date is 2 March 2020.

For full details see the website.


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