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Winners announced on Boxing Day 2020!

Winners of the 2020 Young Muslim Writers Awards will be announced in a star-studded ceremony broadcast on Islam Channel.   This virtual ceremony features speeches from Director of the Royal Society of Literature Molly Rosenberg, […]

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 […]

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 […]