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YouthWrite Writing Competition

Get writing for Youth Week 2020 and win great prizes!

Write a 400-600 word opinion piece on one of the following topics:

  • Climate Change
  • Mental Health
  • Employment

There are 3 age categories:

  • 12 - 14 years
  • 15 – 18 years
  • 19 – 25 years

Enter Online

To be inspired, why not join our series of exclusive videos presented by Christina Donoghue and James Knight.

Online Workshops for YouthWrite

Planning to enter our YouthWrite competition but not sure how to write an opinion piece?
 
COVID-19 has prevented us from hosting our workshops in the library, but don’t worry! 

With some help from our friends at WestWords, we’ve found a way to get these to you at home! 

Two experienced writers have created some wonderful and exclusive videos, which will assist you in creating your opinion piece.  
 

Creative Writing Video Workshops

Want to enter our YouthWrite competition but not sure how to write an opinion piece?
Check out these videos we've developed with WestWords for some pointers to help build your confidence.

Good luck and we can't wait to see your entries! 

James Knight YouthWrite workshop 19 - 25 yrs
https://vimeo.com/404629896
Password: jamesyouth
 
James Knight YouthWrite workshop 12 - 14 yrs
https://vimeo.com/405857289
Password: knightwrite
 
Christina Donoghue YouthWrite workshop - 12-14 yrs
https://vimeo.com/405252105
Password: chrisstory
 
Christina Donoghue YouthWrite workshop 15-18 yrs
https://vimeo.com/406802567
Password: chrisyouthw