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Teenage Creative Writing Competition

Black History Month
  • Date: 20th May 2020 - 28th November 2020
  • Every day
  • Location: Library of Birmingham ,
    Centenary Square,
    Broad Street,
    Birmingham B1 2ND
  • Cost: Free

Win a copy of the "Noughts and Crosses" series

To celebrate the TV adaptation of the novel "Noughts and Crosses"by Malorie Blackman the Library of Birmingham is running a creative writing competition. Enter now for a chance to win a copy of the series.

Competiton rules:-

  • You need to be a member of the library. If you are not already a member you can join online
  • You must be aged 11 to 17 on 28 November 2020.
  • Your story must be set in Sephy and Callum's world.
  • Your story must be at least 500 words long.
  • Your entry must be in by 5pm on Saturday 28 November.

Entries can be

  • emailed to Childrens.library@birmingham.gov.uk - attach a copy of your story to an email with a copy of the completed entry form
  • handed in to a member of staff in the Children’s Library when it re-opens

Good Luck!

Download the entry form