Calling all young writers!

Posted: 08/08/2018

Are you a young writer under 25 that loves music? Do you know a young person who loves to write?

Then why not get your chance of becoming published on prestigious rock journalism website “Rock’s Bandpages” by entering this year’s 2018 Wilko Johnson Writing Award?

The award, in partnership with Rock’s Bandpages and Bloomsbury Press, will be showcased as part of this year’s Louder Than Words Festival being held in Manchester this November.

All young writers (age 25 or under as of 11th November 2018) are invited to enter.

Each contestant should send in (via email) a 350 word submission, titled: “Writing on Music – the future’s rosy!”

As well as having their entry published on the Rock’s Bandpages website, the winner will also receive an enviable collection of music books along with a full Festival Weekend Rover Pass (worth over £65). All winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes) will receive free entry to the award event at the Principal Hotel, Manchester on Sunday 11th November, 2018.

All entries MUST be received by midnight on Friday 19th October 2018 as a Word attachment to:

The winner and all short-listed entrants of the competition will be announced by Friday 2nd November 2018.

Acceptance of the prize and/or attendance at the Award event must be received in writing to by midnight Monday 5th November 2018, after which the prize will be awarded to the next winner in line.

To find out more just visit the Louder Than Words website.