All state winners will be awarded cash prizes. Winning manuscripts will receive personalised advice from Penguin Group (
State winners will have the opportunity to attend the Somerset Celebration of Literature, be billeted with members of the Somerset Wordsmith's Club and attend the Literary Dinner, where the national winner will be officially announced. This decision will be at the discretion of the competition organisers. The competition is open each year to all current secondary students attending school in
If you wish to view samples of entries into this competition, please click here.
Click on the links below to download copies of the information poster and the entry form. Entries for the 2013 competition closed on Wednesday 5 December 2012.