The winners in two categories were:
1st Prize Jemma Leech 10, A Hawarden Grove Christmas
2nd Prize Edward King, 10, The Life Cycle of Wolsey Drive Allotments
3rd Prize RC13, 12, Marten Road’s Caravan
16 and Over Winners
1st Prize Elaine Cusack, Winter Daydreaming During Morning Rush Hour Brixton Hill
2nd Prize Jane Bradley, Ghosts of Foxes and Swallows – Ladywell Road
3rd Prize Wendy French, Our Street, Myton Road
This is awarded to the school of the winning Under 16.
Jemma Leech has requested it be split between:
Mark Twain Elementary, her current school in Houston, Texas,
her previous school, Palmerston Primary School, Barry, Wales.
A City of Shared Stories is launched!
Spread the Word is very proud to announce the launch of the exciting new web project ‘A City Of Shared Stories’
Featuring over 1000 stories and poems about London, this online map of creative writing about London will continue to grow and grow.
Time Out: Write Up Your Street - Entries published online
Time Out: Write Up Your Street was a Spread the Word writing competition, challenging everyone to write a short piece of creative writing about their part of London.
All 1,600 entries have now been uploaded on to Spread the Word’s new website, A City of Shared Stories. Search by place, postcode or keyword to discover creative writing about your part of London.
Time Out: Write Up Your Street - Competition prizes awarded.
A prize giving ceremony took place at the Museum in Docklands to celebrate the fantastic writing the competition attracted and award the winning writers Foyles book tokens.
The winning pieces are featured in A City of Shared Stories.
- More News to come 29/03/08
Watch this space for more news from the project.
A City of Shared Stories
Has someone written about the area where you live?
Use our search to find creative writing about places you know.
To share your story follow the link below and type your story or poem about London.