Young Writers

If you were born in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, this page is for you:

Welcome to the Blogging Prizes! We have published a record number of articles this year, which you can browse here. Six articles were shortlisted in this Young Writers category, which our stellar Jury is considering for first and runner-up Prizes!

To participate, authors had to write an essay or a short story of 300 to 800 words on one of these photos:

It doesn't matter if English was not the author's first language: the Jury will focus on the quality of their arguments and the originality of their ideas.

What happens next?

Our stellar Jury is reviewing the six shortlisted articles and will be announcing the Winner and Runner-Up Prizes on Monday 10 December 2018! The Jury is focusing on the quality of your arguments and the originality of your ideas.

Enjoy exploring this year's blogging entries. See also the blogging entries for: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. If you have any questions that are not answered above, take a look at our section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).