Writer of the Year

Writer of the Year Awards

Every year we run the writer of the year competition where you compete with other writers to be the best.  See our posts below for past competitions

 

  • Writer of the Year 2023 – The Winners - Many congratulations to the winners of The Writer of the Year Competition 2023 which was judged this year by our previous Creative Writing Fellow, Margaret Skea. This year we combined the Writer of the Year Competition with the publication of an Anthology - Pinch of Salt - Food for Thought,… Continue Reading
  • PINCH OF SALT – FOOD FOR THOUGHT - Our New Anthology With a Pinch of Salt: Food for Thought from Tyne and Esk Writers    £7 Especially for those who couldn’t get to the Launch on 23rd October, here is how you can get a copy, or more than one copy as it is a good Christmas present and… Continue Reading
  • REMINDER – WRITER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION AND ANTHOLOGY - You still have time to enter - This is a reminder to submit your Poetry or Prose for both the Writer of the Year Competition and the Tyne & Esk Anthology by the end of this month ie 31st May 2023. Everyone who submits will have one piece selected for… Continue Reading
  • REMINDER – WRITER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION AND ANTHOLOGY - This is a reminder to submit your Poetry or Prose for both the Writer of the Year Competition and the Tyne & Esk Anthology by the end of this month ie 31st May 2023. All the details can be found here: Tyne and Esk Anthology and Writer of the Year… Continue Reading
  • Tyne and Esk Anthology and Writer of the Year 2023 - This year we are combining the Writer of the Year Competition (poetry and prose as usual) with the publishing of an Anthology which will be edited by Margaret Skea. NOTE: There is a theme for both WOTY and the Anthology this year - 'FOOD' All Members may submit up to… Continue Reading
  • WRITER OF THE YEAR – WINNERS 2022 - We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Writer of the Year Competition. This year the entries were judged by Samuel Tongue, a poet, editor and workshop leader and we thank him for his thoughtful comments. Click here to view the winning entries in the Winter 2022 edition… Continue Reading
  • Writer of the Year 2021 - Writer of the Year Competition: WOTY 2021 Winners After another great field of entries we are delighted to announce the winners of WOTY 2021. Many thanks to our judge Russell Jones who has provided brief notes on each winning entry.You can see the list of winners on the Writer of… Continue Reading
  • Writer of the Year 2020 - We had another great response to our annual Writer of the Year Competition. 53 pieces were entered this year: 29 of fiction, and 24 of poetry. The competition was judged by Claire Askew and we thank her for all her hard work in this task. Calre said: “Judging the contest… Continue Reading
  • Writer of the Year 2019 - The winners of our 2019  WOTY were as follows:   Prose 1st place (and overall Writer of the Year) - The Function Room by Julia Carmen Prose 2nd place - Lest We Forget by Billy Graham Prose 3rd place - Spring Fantasy by Isla Aitken Prose commended - Joanne by… Continue Reading
  • Writer of the Year 2019 - Writer of the Year 2019 We had an amazing response to our annual Writer of the Year Competition with 43 entries - 22 for poetry and 21 for prose. The submissions were judged by Tom Murray and we thank him for all his hard work in this task. You can… Continue Reading

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