Young Writers

If you were born in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 or 2006, this page is for you:

Welcome to the Blogging Prizes! It doesn’t matter if English is not your first language: we look at your ideas. The winner will get up to $250. There's a 2nd Prize of up to $100 and a 3rd Prize of up to $50.

To participate, authors had to write an essay or a short story of 300 to 800 words on one of these photos: 

The Jury will look at the quality of your arguments and the originality of your ideas.

What happens next? 

On 25 November, the Editors announced the articles that were shortlisted: these were articles that received the most votes, the articles that were most debated and the articles that may not have got much public attention but that deserved to be shortlisted for their intrinsic quality.

The Editors also introduced the Jury for this year's writing competition. The Jury will focus on the quality of your arguments and the originality of your ideas.

On 12 December, the Editors will announce the Winner, Runner-Up Prizes and Matched Prizes!  


Enjoy exploring this year's blogging entries. See also the blogging entries for: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015. If you have any questions that are not answered above, take a look at our section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).





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