Bedtime Stories - A Tale for Children

Over 18 Adult Creative Writing Competition

Do you want to win the chance to be featured in our Wolverhampton Children’s Literature Festival?

Wolverhampton Literature Festival, in partnership with the Library Service and GoWrite are looking for four aspiring children authors to write their own original Bedtime Story for the Children of Wolverhampton. We are looking for whimsical, exciting and fun adventures for our young audiences to read and listen to over the festival weekend.

This competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.

Winners will have their stories released over the festival weekend as well as being published in a special collection of Wolverhampton Literature Festival Bedtime Stories and will receive a £25 worth of shopping vouchers.

The competition is open to anyone who has a WV postcode, work must be original and should only last 5 minutes long when read aloud.

Competition open on the 11 of January and closes on 29 of January.

We are now open for registration

Register now


Terms and Conditions:

By registering, you are granting permission to the Libraries Service to share your detail with any external partners involved in the running of the competition. I.e Gowrite UK  & Wolverhampton Art Gallery.
Participants must be over the age of 18 to take part.
This competition is open to anyone who has a WV postcode.
The work must be original works.
The work be 5 minutes long when read aloud.
At the top of your entries, please indicate the stories target audience.
All entries must be completed by the closing date, late entries will not be considered.
Libraries reserve the right to not publish any works that they deem to be offensive to specific individuals or groups.