Monday 19 May 2014

Developing Dylan 100 - Deadline: Fri 27 Jun 2014

Aged 7-25? Have your work read and broadcast by Dylan Thomas fans such as Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens and be in with a chance to have your writing published.

Literature Wales invites all of you budding writers aged between 7 and 25 to enter our Dylan Thomas international competition.

About the Competition

Your entry can be a song lyric, a poem, a funny limerick – any form of creative writing as long as it has been inspired by the Welsh writer Dylan Thomas and is no longer than thirty lines. We suggest that you read some of Dylan’s stories, scripts and poems for ideas

(the National Library of Wales’ website at is a good place to begin). Here are some suggested themes for the different age categories:

Ages 7-11: Family / Holiday / New Life
Ages 12-15: Folklore / Journey / Night
Ages 16-18: Tradition / Superstition / Eerie
Ages 19-25: Rites / Nocturnal / Departure

For more information and to send your work

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