The Orwell Youth Prize 2023 is now open for entries. This year’s theme is “Who’s in Control?”
You’re ready to enter the Prize – brilliant! Before you fill out the entry form below, please make sure you have read the Orwell Youth Prize Terms and Conditions, paying particular attention to:
- The word count for your entry (up to 1000 words for years 8-11, and 1500 words for years 12-13).
- Ensuring that your entry is anonymous and that your name does not appear anywhere on your entry or in the document title.
- Ensuring that your entry is saved as a PDF document, with the title of your entry as the document name (e.g. if my entry was called Animal Farm, my document name would be AnimalFarm.pdf).
We also ask all entrants to answer the following question: If you were the leader of your country, what is the first change you would make?
If you would like personalised feedback on a draft entry, make sure to enter by the deadline of Monday 24th April 2023. If you would prefer not to receive feedback, you can also specify this on the form below.
The final deadline for entries is Wednesday 7th June 2023.
Useful information can also be found in our Frequently Asked Questions.
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