How to participate

This competition is aimed at schools only, for pupils born between 2004 and 2012 can participate. Individual submissions will not be accepted, applications should be submitted by the teacher.

Deadline for submissions extended until the 30th June 2020. Teachers should register to apply by completing the online form, once registered, teachers will download an application form to be attached to the students’ submissions.

Students can participate in the corresponding category according to their year of birth, with as many stories as they want. The stories must comply with the conditions established in the competition guidelines.

Submissions should be sent as an email attachment, together with the competition application form.

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Puntos separación



Pupils born between
2010 and 2012

Co-create a story with
Cethan Leahy


Pupils born between
2007 and 2009

Co-create a story with
Kathryn James


Pupils born between
2004 and 2006

Co-create a story with
Alex Woolf


Check the competition guidelines

Participate in other languages

Choose you competition. You can submit stories in English, Spanish and Catalan. You can apply to as many as you want, just fill in the corresponding application form.

English ·  Castellano ·  Català


Each category will have 10 finalists and one winner.

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Each winner will receive a pair of Bluetooth headphones and 5 invitations to the Fiction Express Awards Ceremony. Moreover, All winning stories will be included in a limited edition book signed by the authors.

The school will receive 5 invitations to the Fiction Express Awards Ceremony that will be held in November 2020 (London, Madrid or Barcelona)* and author visit to the school or online webinar with the author.


Schools finalists and the finalists will receive 3 invitations each to the Awards Ceremony that will be held in November 2020 (London, Madrid or Barcelona)*.

* To be confirmed