The Children’s 500-word Short Story Competition organised by Siobhan Casson of the YCAA has proved to be such a success that we are planning on doing it again next year. The standard of imagination, vocabulary and story-telling was exceptional this year. A budding author, winner Harry from Keinton Mandeville Primary school thrilled the judges with…
Thank you to all the local pupils who entered this year’s Children’s Short Story competition. We’ve really enjoyed reading your work. The Winners The winner is a Year 5 pupil from Keinton Mandeville Primary School and the two runners up are pupils attending Birchfield Primary School (Year 5) and Preston C of E Primary School…
The deadline for this year’s children’s writing competition has been extended until Friday 25th March 2022.
The YCAA and Western Gazette pre-Christmas Mini-Saga writing competition was once again a popular challenge for established writers and for those of you who attempted it for the first time. This year the word to play with – ‘HOLD’ – has so many uses in our language that it can be used, as playwrights and…
Details of the 2022 Children’s Writing Competition for young wordsmiths in South Somerset have been announced.
Yeovil Literary Prize launches with new category for children and young adult novels.
The YCAA and Western Gazette newspaper launch their annual flash fiction prize.
YCAA has held a celebrated this year’s Yeovil Literary Prize winners with a Yeovil Literary Festival event.
Excitement is growing in the build up to the 2021 Yeovil Literary Festival, which starts on Thursday 28 October.
Titles shortlisted for the 2021 Yeovil Literary Prize have been announced.