Submit your Entry

We are inviting young people in Somerset to give us their thoughts on the below quote. Responses can be up to 500 words in the form of a poem, prose, diary entry or short story; we look forward to seeing the creativity that our County has!

“We can't control our destiny, but we can control who we become." – Anne Frank

The Winners will be adjudicated by our guest judge Wafa'  Tarnowska.

Submissions Open:


Deadline for Entries:


Age categories:

School years 5-6 (Ages 9-11)

School years 7-9 (Ages 11-14)

School years 10-11 (Ages 14-16)

School years 12-13 (Ages 16-18)

All successful entrants will be notified via email with a date and venue of the Awards.

Further details will be announced after the shortlisted entries  have been chosen, please email if you have any questions in the meantime.

Nominations for the Somerset Anne Frank Creative Writing Awards are currently closed.

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