Prizes

Each age group will be awarded as follows: Runner Up; Best in Wales; Best Overall. The prizes include:  

Runner up

The ‘Runner Up’ for each category will win a bundle of books and get their work published on the Developing Dylan website.

Best from Wales

Ages 7-11
The best from Wales winner will win a bundle of books and get their piece of creative writing published on the Developing Dylan website and read aloud and broadcast on BBC Wales Radio. The winner will also win a prize for their school – a masterclass from a writer. 

Ages 12-15
The best from Wales winner will win a bundle of books and get their piece of creative writing published on the Developing Dylan website and read aloud and broadcast on BBC Wales Radio. The winner will also win a prize for their school – a masterclass from a writer.

Ages 16-18
The best from Wales winner will win a bundle of books and have their piece of creative writing published on the Developing Dylan website and read aloud and broadcast on BBC Wales Radio. The winner will also get their work published in an English language magazine.

Ages 19-25
The best from Wales winner will win a bundle of books and have their piece of creative writing published on the Developing Dylan website and read aloud and broadcast on BBC Wales Radio. The winner for this category will also get their work published in the Winter editior of New Welsh Review. New Welsh Review editor, Gwen Davies will co-select the winning entry for this category. 

Overall winner

The Overall Winner for each category will have their piece of creative writing published on the Dylanwad website and read aloud and broadcast on BBC Wales. The winner will also get a kindle with various books downloaded on to it.

All competition winners will be announced at an event that will be in partnership with the Dylan Thomas prize awards ceremony in Swansea in November 2014.

Funding for prizes was kindly donated by MPS Education and Welsh Books Council