Author Archives: YMWA Admin

Thank you to the 2023 entrants!

Thank you to all the entrants who took part in the 2023 Young Muslim Writers Awards! We are honoured you shared your entries with us, and look forward to reading your creative writing. We are […]

2023 Competition Now Open!

  For budding writers   The Young Muslim Writers Awards is back for the 12th year and want to hear from you! If you’re aged between 5 and 16 and living in the UK, we’re […]

Winners from 2022 competition announced!

  Guests gathered at London’s iconic Senate House on Saturday 12th November to celebrate the remarkable achievements of 2022’s shortlisted writers of the Young Muslim Writers Awards, a Muslim Hands project presented in association with […]

9 and 10 August 2022: GLASGOW Workshops

  Glasgow! Join us on 9th and 10th August to explore the craft of writing a screenplay and short story!   To register:   Tuesday 9th August: Screenplay, Ages 11-16 | 1:30 to 3:30pm   […]

YMWA 2021 Anthology

  The 2021 Young Muslim Writers Awards Anthology is now live to read here!   Enjoy reading the shortlisted short stories, poems, screenplays, play scripts, and articles which were put before the judges, and learn […]

2022 Competition Closes on 21 August!

  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 […]