Submission for Swiss Creative Writing Prize

Submission for Swiss Creative Writing Prize

The Swiss Creative Writing Prize is a new competition to encourage creative writing in English and to help students develop their thinking, self-expression and creative skills. Any high-school-aged student in the Swiss public education system is invited to submit work in the following categories:

Short Story (up to 1,000 words, either fiction or narrative non-fiction. on the theme of Place)
Poetry (up to two poems of any length on the theme of Water)

Submissions close on 15th April 2019 at midday. Students are invited to submit their work here:

The short-listed writers and poets will be invited to a writing workshop at the Lili Centre in Lucerne on Sunday, 12th May, followed by a prize-giving reception. The winning students will receive CHF 500 in cash and book tokens. 

Please note, students attending schools where the language of teaching is predominantly English, such as international schools, are not eligible to take part.