Lancaster Writing Award 2017
The Department of English Literature and Creative Writing at Lancaster University is pleased to announce our fifth annual writing competition.
With categories in Criticism, Fiction, Poetry, and our newly introduced category of Script and Screen Writing, these prestigious awards are open to Year 12 or 13 students in the UK. This award seeks to recognise and reward emerging critical and creative talent.
We are pleased to announce the Longlist for the Lancaster Writing Awards 2017:
Daisy Brown, Arden Academy
Thomas Bull, Calder High School Sixth Form
Olivia Darwin Welsby, Cronton Sixth Form College
Isabella Esperon, Oxford High School
Annie Fan, Rugby High School
Laura Farrell, Cronton Sixth Form College
Imogen Fawcett, William Brookes School
Constance Flynn, Cronton Sixth Form College
Annabelle Fuller, Gateways School
Alice Freeman-Cuerden, Finham Park School
Olivia Fyfe, Segbergh School
Oliwia Geisler, Greenshaw High School
Jess Goode, The Crypt School
Louise Gorse, Cardinal Newman Sixth Form College, Preston
Emma Hart, Wyke Sixth Form College
Freddie Hyde, Sale Grammar School
Amelia Marshall, James Allen’s Girls’ School
Michael Morgan, Cardinal Newman Catholic School, Coventry
Emma Nay, Cheadle Hulme High School Sixth Form
Franklin Nelson, The Perse Upper School
Benjamin O’Rourke, Rochdale Sixth Form College
Naomi Peach, Wyke Sixth Form College
Michael Sonsino, Sharnbrook Upper School
Catriona Sutherland, Farnborough Sixth Form
Edgar Tate, Ermysteds Grammar School
Oli Taylor, Lawrence Sheriff School
Ben Vince, Edgbarrow Sixth Form
We wish to thank all those who took part in the competition. We hope that the final shortlist will be published in May. If you have any questions regarding the competition please contact: email@example.com
Prizes (Per Category)
First prize: £100 book vouchers and publication in Cake Magazine
Second prize: £50 book vouchers
Third prize: £25 book vouchers
(second and third prize winners will also be published on the website)
Professor Terry Eagleton, internationally celebrated scholar and literary theorist, will judge the entries in the criticism category.
Professor Paul Farley, prize-winning poet, writer, broadcaster and Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature, will judge the entries in the poetry category.
Jenn Ashworth, prize-winning novelist and short story writer, will judge the entries in the prose fiction category.
Tajinder Singh Hayer, celebrated screen-writer will judge the script and screen writer category.