IGGY & LITRO YOUNG WRITERS' PRIZE – READ THE SHORTLISTED STORIES!
IGGY and Litro are delighted to share the shortlisted stories for this year’s writing competition. Read the stories here to become captivated by escape, loss, memories, dreams and history.
The winner of the IGGY and Litro Writing Prize will be announced at an awards ceremony in the Shard in London on Wednesday 26th April 2017. They will receive a £1,000 cash prize and be published at IGGY.net and in Litro magazine.
The six shortlisted stories are:
Georgie Bowen, 17, UK - The colour of fresh air
Maria Clark, 16, UK - Demensha
Hannah Cox, 15, UK - The Collector
Caitlin Devlin, 17, UK - Rewind
Celine Leong, 18, Singapore - Where do the lost dreams go?
Jessica Parkinson, 18, UK - The true fall of Egypt
We would also like to congratulate all those who made it to the longlist:
Maia Armistead, 13, New Zealand - Ground Cumin
Isabel Bromfield, 17, UK - Orbit
Aaron McGinn14, UK - Artificial
Spike Sweeney, 13, UK - Computer Memory
Abby Walker, 16, UK - Being Remembered
Cerys Wheel, 17, UK - Golden Years
Congratulations to the shortlisted and longlisted entrants, and everyone who took part. We look forward to sharing news of the winner with you on 26th April 2017.
There’s also a chance for 5 lucky IGGY members to win tickets to the awards ceremony at the Shard too, just vote on your favourite story for a chance to win tickets for you and a guest.* Go to the competition page to cast your vote!
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