Competition 2017

Competition for Young Writers and Artists 2017

Fowey Young Writers and Artists Competition


Your entries this year should be about The Quay

  • Create a picture, a poem, a story or all three & enter them into the competition.
  • Poems can be up to 20 lines and short stories can be up to 200 words.
  • Poem and story entries should be on A4 paper. Pictures should be on A4 or square (21cm x 21cm) paper or card.
  • The competition is open to young writers & artists up to 16 years old.
  • Closing date is 24th March 2017. Entry is free.
  • Prizes totalling £500 will be presented at the Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature 6th – 13th May 2017.      
  • Winning entries will be displayed in the Fowey Parish Church during the Fowey Festival of Arts & Literature.  
  • First and Second prizes for pictures, poems and stories will be awarded in each of 3 groups: Infant, Junior and Secondary. Writers’ & artists’ ages will be taken into account during judging.
  • For printable version of the rules Click Here

Individual Entries can be posted to 28 Lankelly Lane, Fowey PL23 1HN, or dropped in to Bookends of Fowey, 4 South Street, Fowey, PL23 1AR with an entry form for each picture, poem or story.
Printed Entry Form – Click Here

Schools can send or drop in multiple entries using this form: 
Entry Form for Schools – Click Here

Poems and stories can also be submitted online using the form below.


To submit your writing competition entry please use the form below. Please only submit poems or stories using the form below. Paintings and artwork should be posted to the address above.