Armadale Young Writers' Awards

Armadale Young Writers' Awards

This creative writing (prose only) competition is open to students who reside or attend school in the City of Armadale in years 3 to 12.

The Armadale Young Writers' Awards will open and accept entries from 1 - 30 June 2019. Entries received before or after these dates will not be considered.

Submitted entries are final and cannot be returned for any purpose while the competition is open.

Questions to consider when writing:

  • Choose your font and font size carefully. Is it readable?
  • Does my story follow the correct structure of a short story?
  • Am I using paragraphs, and am I using them properly?
  • Have I edited, drafted and redrafted to ensure my story is the best example of what I am capable of as a writer?

Entries submitted online must be:

  • Typed on A4 paper with margins, preferably Times New Roman, size 12.
  • In Microsoft Word format (.doc or .docx).
  • Numbered pages.

AYWA 2019

Important Dates:

Entries Open
Saturday 1 June 2019, 9am (AWST)

Entries Close
Sunday 30 June 2019, 4pm (AWST)

Finalists notified
Monday 29 July 2019 (by the end of this week)

Winning entries on website
Monday 9 September 2019  

Prize winning entries for 2018

Years 3 & 4

Years 5 & 6

Years 7 & 8

Years 9 & 10

  • John Calvin Christian College
    • 2nd Place
    • Rhea Manoj
    • Scream 
    Carey Baptist College
  • John Calvin Christian College

Overall Winner

  • Kelmscott Senior High School