Leitrim Guardian Young Writers Competition 2019

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Attention all young writers!

The deadline for the Leitrim Guardian 2019 young writers competition is fast approaching. This competition is open to all students in primary and second level education. A winner will be chosen from each level. Entries from students who are home schooled are also very welcome. The winners are selected by an independent adjudicator.

This is a free writing competition, all you need is your imagination and a little time to express your creativity. Write on any subject that inspires you. Go on use your imagination, it could earn you a prize!

Both prose and poetry entries are accepted and can be on any topic, fact or fiction. Entry is only by email and all submissions must be typed and presented in Word format or equivalent.

The MAXIMUM word count for all entries to this competition is 750 words of prose or 30 lines of poetry.

The winning entry from both categories (primary & post primary) will be published in the Leitrim Guardian. Winners will receive a literary award certificate as well as a small prize.

Please submit your work to blaithingallagher@eircom.net by email as an attachment in Microsoft Word format making sure to put Leitrim Guardian Young Writers Competition in the subject line of the email. The closing date for this competition is the October 24th, 2018.

Entries MUST include ALL of the following details in your email:
Date of birth;
School and class; (if applicable)
Contact details on the email AND TITLE of your entry and the number of words. It is also important to include a phone number.

Do not include your name on the attached piece of work. Entries are welcome from near and far!

Should you have any questions about the competition or the Leitrim Guardian journal please feel free to contact the editor by email at blaithingallagher@eircom.net

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