This a gentle reminder that the Young Muslim Writers Awards 2020 closes today at midnight.

To submit an entry please visit https://muslimhandsuk.wufoo.com/forms/young-muslim-writers-awards-2020.

  • Pupils aged 5 to 11 can submit a short story and a poem
  • Pupils aged 11 to 16 can submit a short story, poem, article, screenplay, and a play script.

A panel of acclaimed judges will be selecting the winners over autumn, to be announced at the awards ceremony later this year. Shortlisted writers will be invited to the awards ceremony, receive a certificate to mark their achievement, and be awarded a gift bag filled with books to further encourage their love for reading and writing. Extracts from the shortlisted entries will also be featured in our annual anthology, past copies of which are available at www.issuu.com/ymwawards.

For the third year we are proud to be partnering with the Institute of English Studies at the School of Advanced Study (University of London), and are supported by our Official Media Partner, Islam Channel who broadcast our awards ceremonies to millions around the world.

We look forward to receiving entries from pupils at the school.

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