Wednesday, March 17, 2010

NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2010 Writing Contest

Hey kids you could become a published writer. New Zealand Post has launched a new writing competition for kids aged 5 to 14 in conjunction with the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2010.

This year a commemorative collection of New Zealand Children's Stories is being published and your story could be amongst them. Brian Roche, Group Chief Executive, New Zealand Post said of the writing competition, "we want to recognise our next generation authors by publishing stories written by Kiwi kids, for Kiwi kids."

NZ Post Children's Book Awards 2010 Writing Competition
All the top 50 winning entrants will receive $50 in Booksellers Tokens and their very own copy of this professionally illustrated book. There is also $1000.00 worth of Booksellers Tokens for the school with the most entries. All entrants in this writing contest will also go into the lucky prize draw to win one of the finalist books from the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2010.

Closing Date: 30 April 2010

Submission Guidelines
  • Story, poem or any kind of creative writing may be submitted.
  • Entries must be 300 words or less

Further details about New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards 2010 writing competition

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