Young Writers

If you were born in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 or 2009, this page is for you:

Welcome to the Blogging Prizes! It doesn’t matter if English is not your first language: we look at your ideas. The winner will get up to $250. There's a 2nd Prize of up to $100 and a 3rd Prize of up to $50.

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 look at the quality of their arguments and the originality of their ideas.

What happens next?

Our fantastic Jury reviewed the shortlisted articles, focusing on the quality of your arguments and the originality of your ideas.

On 16 December 2019, the Editor announced the Winner, Runner-Up Prizes and Matched Prizes! See here the winners of the 2019 edition, and here the statement from our fantastic Jury.

Enjoy exploring the 2019 blogging entries. See also the blogging entries for: 20112012201320142015201620172018. If you have any questions that are not answered above, take a look at our section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


Note: picture no. 2 by Amaury Salas, and picture no. 3 by Zo Razafindramamba, both on Unsplash.