Young Authors Challenge

Calling all creative young writers!

The Young Authors Challenge is a short story competition and we want to hear from you. Put words to paper and tell us all about someone special who you look up to in your community and you can win some incredible prizes!

Send submissions to youngauthorschallenge@barfoot.co.nz with your name, age, school and the title of your story.

School competition categories
Primary: up to 250 words
Intermediate: up to 500 words
Secondary: up to 750 words

Entries open: 11th May 2021
Entries Close: 26th July 2021

Winners will be announced on 23rd August 2021 and celebrated at a special reading ceremony.

Click to download the submission form

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