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2020 Young Muslim Writers Awards now open for submissions

Each year we run a writing competition for children aged between 5 and 16 to celebrate their creativity and writing talent. We hope to inspire children and help them become confident writers. Short stories, poems, […]

Judges announced for 2019 competition

We are delighted to announce the judges of the 2019 Young Muslim Writers Awards are as follows:   Abubakr Al-Shamahi is a British-Yemeni television and multimedia journalist, with a focus on explaining not just what […]

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Activities

Journalism workshop with Nabila Ramdani – 16th July 2020

  Join our first ever journalism workshop!   Young writers will have a chance to learn more about writing an article with multi-award winning journalist Nabila Ramdani, whose work has appeared in The Guardian, The […]

Summer Writing Workshop Roadshow 2019

We’re heading on a summer roadshow, delivering creative writing workshops in Blackburn, Leicester, and London in July and August 2019.   Join us and learn more about how to write a short story and how […]

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Features

Review: Amazing Muslims Who Changed the World

  By Burhana Islam (author), Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator) Reya Ahmed (Illustrator) Saffa Khan (Illustrator) Aaliya Jaleel (Illustrator) Deema Alawa (Illustrator) Aghnia Mardiyah (Illustrator) Published by Puffin Books (July 2020)   A review by Aishah Kola-Olukotun […]

Book review: High Rise Mystery

by Sharna Jackson Published:  Knights Of Media (April 2019)   A review by Fatema Zahra Mithwani, a 10 year-old young writer and winner of the 2018 Young Muslim Writers Awards – Aged 7-11 Poetry RATING: 8.5/10 […]

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Beatrix Potter

“There is something quite delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they’ll take you.”

 

 

James A. Michener

“I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.”

 

 

Louise L’Amour

“Start writing no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”