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Judging panel announced for 2018 awards

Acclaimed judging panel announced for 2018 Young Muslim Writers Awards   The judging panel comprised of 31 award-winning poets, writers, and journalists have been announced for the 8th annual Young Muslim Writers Awards competition and […]

Shortlisted writers announced for 2018 competition

Last November we set out on a journey to find the nation’s best young wordsmiths. After months of searching we are proud to present the forty-five shortlisted writers who entertained our panel of judges. From […]

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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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Beatrix Potter

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"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."