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Calling all Young Authors!

Do You Have a Story? We Want to Publish It!

If you are under 18 years old and absolutely love writing your own stories, we got you covered! Since 2003, we have been scouring Asia for the best young authors. The 15th Annual Singapore Young Author Award is now open for registration. Register now and stand a chance to win a place in the Asia Young Author Award and a publishing contract with us.

*Submissions close on 31st Aug 2021*

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As part of our aim to nurture the next generation of thinkers and writers, Janus Education and Experiences & Experiments proudly host the annual Young Author Award (YAA) to recognise the most prolific budding writers in our region.

The Young Author Awards (YAA) is recognised regionally and supported by the National Library Board (NLB) and the National Book Development Council of Singapore (NBDCS).

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Building the Next Generation of Thinkers and Writers

  • Winners and finalists will have their stories published in paperback, ebooks and in the Young Reader Club magazine. (Parents/ guardians will be executing the contract on their behalf).
  • Winners and finalists will also have a chance to be invited to write for YRC and participate in social responsibility projects with the Catherine Khoo Writing Foundation.

Young Author Award 2019/2020 – Video Gallery

How To Participate in the Asia Young Author Award

3 STEPS TO ASIA YOUNG AUTHOR AWARD

Workshop Fee: SGD100

  • 3-hour Craft of Writing workshop
  • Enter Singapore Young Author Award
  • Top 3 Finalists will enjoy individual one-hour coaching sessions by Catherine Khoo. Top 10% will enjoy individual 15-minute coaching sessions by YRC editors
  • All finalists submit their stories into the Asia Young Author Award

DIRECT ENTRY TO ASIA YOUNG AUTHOR AWARD

Workshop Fee: SGD400

  • 10-hour Young Author Scheme, Asia’s first and only innovative and fun course to train under-18s to write a book
  • Two copies of your very own storybook
  • Direct entry into the Asia Young Author Award

Process in Asia Young Author Award

Check out the other Young Author Awards happening in Asia

Calling Young Story Writers from Malaysia!

Malaysia Young Author Award

As part of our aim to nurture the next generation of thinkers and writers, the Unique English Classroom is the proud organizer of the Malaysia Young Author Award (MYAA). The purpose of MYAA is to provide a platform for young talents to improve their creative writing skills and boost confidence each time they pick up a pen. This will be a best opportunity for them to write and create Ideas for their own story. We wish to promote excellence in writing and to identify the best talents in Malaysia.

Calling all aspiring Young Authors from the Philippines!

Philippines Young Author Award

As part of our aim to nurture the next generation of thinkers and writers, the Unique English Classroom is the proud organizer of the Philippines Young Author Award 2021. This writing workshop and competition will identify the best talents that will represent the Philippines in the Asia Young Author Award (AYAA). The stories will be submitted for the Asia Young Author Awards Competition in Singapore in October 2021. AYAA aims to recognize the most prolific budding writers in the Asian region.

Calling Young Story Writers from India!

India Young Author Award

As part of our aim to nurture the next generation of thinkers and writers, Janus Education is proud to collaborate with Kitaab to organize the India Young Author Award 2021. This writing workshop and competition will identify the best talents that will represent India in the Asia Young Author Award (AYAA). The stories will be submitted for the Asia Young Author Award Competition in Singapore in October 2021. AYAA aims to recognize the most prolific budding writers in the Asian region.