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Young writers’ competition – our winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of our young writers’ competition. We had some brilliant entries from very talented young writers across Somerset, between the ages of 11 and 18 and would like to thank everyone who entered.

Prizes were awarded at a special event at Castle Cary Methodist Church, attended by the winners and their friends and families.

The winners, as chosen by our judge Emma Craigie, were as follows:

Year 7-9 category

Third prize: Mia Shore for ‘Reach for the Stars’

Second prize: Eliza Webber for ‘The Sound of the Macaws’

First prize: Harry Hewson for ‘When the Greek Gods came to my Party’ [read Harry’s winning story here]

Year 10-13 category

Third prize: Tamzen Mather for ‘A Christmas Adventure’

Second prize: Keona Martin-Lawson for ‘Snowbells’

First prize: Ruby Clulow for ‘The Nameless Girl and the Ageless Boy’ [read Ruby’s winning story here]

Congratulations to the winners!