China Stories writing competition

China Stories Writing Competition

Calling all writers! The Liverpool Literary Festival Writing Competition is looking for your stories of up to 500 words on the theme of China.

China Stories is looking for the best writers in each of the following categories:

  • Primary School students
  • Secondary School students
  • University of Liverpool students registered on full or part-time courses, including XJTLU

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in each category, with the winners announced at Liverpool Literary Festival.

There is no entry fee, but each writer can only enter one story.

There is a 500-word limit and all submissions must be written in English.

The China Story writing competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. 

Young boy writing a story

Primary School

The primary school category is for to children aged between 5-11 years.

Submit your entry

Older child writing a story

Secondary School

The secondary school category is for children aged between 12-18 years.

Submit your entry

University of Liverpool student


This category is for all University of Liverpool students on any course.

Submit your entry