Young Writers: Competition


Announcing the winners of the 2023 Quay Words Young Writers’ Flash Fiction competition

For a third year, Quay Words’ successful competition invited young writers aged 10-18 to write a piece of short or ‘flash’ fiction: up to 250 words for those aged 14–18 and up to 500 words for those aged 10–14. We continued the theme of Trading Places, which fits so well with the trading heritage of…


Trading Places Flash Fiction Competition 2023

The 2023 Young Writers’ Flash Fiction Competition has now closed for entries – watch this space for news of this year’s winners and the ceremony at Exeter Custom House.