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Telescope Writing Awards 2024

Date: Wed February 14 2024 9:00 am to Mon April 22 2024 5:00 pm

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Telescope is an annual award for writers with disability, run by Scope’s Community Inclusion Service

What you can enter
There are 5 writing categories in Telescope:

  1. Non-fiction: Including autobiography, essay, historical writing, etc.
  2. Fiction: You can enter a short story or part of a novel into the fiction category.
  3. Poetry or song lyrics: This one is for the poets and lyricists out there!
  4. Illustrated text: Including Graphic Novel/Comic/Zines. This is for any entry that is a combination of words and pictures.
  5. Young writer’s award (up to 17 years of any category)

People with disability over 12 years of age can enter Telescope, either in the Young Writers Category (12-17 years of age) or the Adult Category (over 18 years of age).

Competition Rules
There are only 2 rules.
Rule 1: It must be written by you! It is OK if you have had support in getting your idea down.
Rule 2: No longer than 1000 words. It is OK to enter part of a longer piece, just tell us in the comments section of the entry form.

Entries close 22 April 2024.

Award winners will be announced on 22 May 2024.

For more information, visit Scope’s website.

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