The Orwell Youth Prize is a registered charity, inspiring the next generation of politically engaged young writers across the UK through our annual writing prize, workshops and regional events.
The Orwell Youth Prize 2019
The Orwell Youth Prize 2019 is now closed. Thank you for sharing your writing with us! The results will be announced at the Celebration Day, Pembroke College Oxford, 5th July 2019 and posted on the Orwell Foundation website later that day.
In the meantime, stay tuned for the announcement of next year's theme. The prize is open to anyone aged between 13-18 in the UK, and you can write in any form you like: journalism, essays, short stories, blog posts, poems and even plays are all welcome.
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2019 Orwell Youth Prize Winners
Silke Dale Brosig
‘The Faceless Drug’
‘The Man On
‘The Aptitude Test Kid’
‘A Band Apart’
‘Why Did You Organise