• IGGY and Litro are pleased to announce
    the winner of the 2014/15
    IGGY & Litro Young Writers' Prize.

    Katherine Liu from the USA,
    aged 15, won the award
    for her story Feather Footed Kids.
  • IGGY & Litro
    Young Writers' Prize 2014/15
    IGGY & LITRO YOUNG WRITERS' PRIZE
    SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED!
  • "The quality of last year's stories was
    high overall – some of it
    exceptional, with writers
    demonstrating an ability to tell
    stories with power and emotion
    that contained strong narrative
    and characters."
    John McCarthy,
    Competition Judge
  • This innovative, international
    award is open to 13 – 18 year olds
    and is truly life changing,
    with a cash prize of £2,000
    for the winning entry
    and £200 for each of the
    5 runners-up.

We are delighted to announce that for the fifth year running, IGGY has partnered with Litro to host the IGGY and Litro Young Writers' Prize.

This innovative, international award is open to 13 – 18 year olds and is truly life changing, with a cash prize of £2,000 for the winning entry and £200 for each of the 5 runners-up.

Competition entry for 2015 is now closed.

IGGY is all about providing opportunities for talent to flourish, and we’re delighted to work with Litro for the fifth year to encourage new writing talent. Each year we receive entries from young people across the world displaying passion, talent and individuality in their writing. Ken Sloan, University of Warwick, Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Each year the strength of the entrants amaze and surprise, the stories grow in maturity and strength of theme. Eric Akoto, Editor in Chief, Litro Magazine