An LGBT writing competition for young people aged 11-16.
Organised by the York LGBT Forum and
York LGBT History Month
1-29 February 2016
OutWord Bound is an LGBT-themed writing competition for young people aged 11-14 in the York area. Entrants are asked to write a piece of fiction, non-fiction or poetry of up to 1,000 words, focusing on any aspect of LGBT life. Some ideas include: The theme of LGBT History Month (February) 2016: “Religion, belief and philosophy” … Continue reading About
You can download an info pack about the competition here. The pack includes: A description of the competition Competition rules Guidance for teachers Information on competition organisers Entry form Poster If you would like your school to be involved, why not download a pack and give it to your teacher?
Submit your entry by email or hand it in at school by midnight on the 29th February 2016 All entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form. You can download one here. Email: email@example.com Millthorpe School: Miss Parr Manor Academy: Miss Richards Queen Ethelburga’s: Mrs Habberjam Other schools: Please speak to your form tutor or email us. … Continue reading Submit your entry
Winners will be announced on Friday 18th March. Winners will be able to choose vouchers from the following: First prize: £50 vouchers Second prize: £30 vouchers Third prize: £20 vouchers
The competition is organised by York LGBT Forum and York LGBT History Month, supported by funding from the Two Ridings Community Foundation (TRCF), the Grassroots Richard Weare Endowment Fund, and the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation. Entry to this competition is open to school pupils aged 11-16 attending schools in the vicinity of York. Entrants are … Continue reading Rules
Entries will be judged by a team including: Fiona Thompson (Dean of Faculty of Arts, York St John University) Frances Postlethwaite (Explore York Library & Archives) John Rimmer (former head teacher) Liam Wilkinson (Explore York Library & Archives) William Cox (Mermaids)
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OutWord Bound is jointly organised by York LGBT Forum and York LGBT History Month. The York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Forum was established in 2006 to act as a strong and unified voice for the local LGBT community. The Forum recently gained charity status in the summer of 2015. The Forum is made up … Continue reading Organisers