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7-year old Writer of the Year to speak at international festival

Award-winning 7-year-old Cambridge writer invited to speak at international festival on 24th April 2018   A 7-year-old boy from Cambridge has been selected to take part in the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival in the United […]

Press release: Winners announced for Young Muslim Writers Awards 2017

PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 12.12.17, LONDON, UK   A triumph for the Young Muslim Writers Awards 2017 with winners announced   Three hundred and fifty people enjoyed an afternoon of celebrations when […]

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Enter the 2018 competition here for your chance to be a winner!

The Young Muslim Writers Awards are back and hungrier than ever before for more of your tantalisingly tasty talent. For all budding writers aged 5 to 16 with just that flavoursome flair begging to be […]

Tips and tricks to help you to prepare your entry for submission in the competition!

      We get it. Writing your entry to a competition can be daunting. To help  get you started with your first short story, poem, screenplay, play script or article, we’ve compiled resources to give […]

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Book review: Knights and Bikes (Knights Of)

Book review: Knights and Bikes (Gabrielle Kent) By Gabrielle Kent Knights Of (August 2018)   A review by Umar Ibrahim   Young Muslim Writers Awards 2017 Winner – Key Stage 1 Poetry and Short Story […]

Book Review: A Change is Gonna Come

By Various Authors Stripes (Little Tiger Press Group)     A review by Safeerah Mughal Young Muslim Writers Awards 2015 Winner – Key Stage 4 (Age 14-16) Poetry and Short Story       In […]

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