Author Archives: YMWA Admin

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

Book review: Knights and Bikes

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 […]