We received a record number of entries for our summer competition and as has become custom, it took us a great deal of pain to decide our winners and runners up as every entry showed amazing potential. Thank you to all of our young writers, we hope you enjoyed entering our competitions as much as we enjoyed reading your entries.

7-11 competition winners and runners up

FICTION

The winner in the 7-11 category of our July 2017 Fiction competition is Hannah Lim with her short story I was given wings, even though I was never meant to fly.

The runners up for this category are:

Evie Carpenter with Przyjaciel.

Holly Dennett with The Great Chase.

POETRY

The winner in the 7-11 category of our July 2017 Poetry competition is Safina Hussain with her short story The Evacuee.

The runners up for this category are:

Polly Margesson with The Re-Tail Store.

Annabel Weaver with Blue Skies.


12-15 competition winners and runners up

FICTION

The winner in the 12-15 category of our July 2017 Fiction competition is Lucy Robinson with her short story Status Quo.

The runners up for this category are:

Rachel Sloan with Hurricane.

Rebecca Wilkins with Starman.

POETRY

The winner in the 12-15 category of our July 2017 Poetry competition is Emily McGuire with her poem My Garden.

The runners up for this category are:

Bethany Acquah with But I wait and nothing happens.

Charlie Thomas with Printed blood red.