Win a chance to be a junior journalist at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival



The Bath Children’s Literature Festival is looking for three talented young people to win one of three places as Junior Journalists at this year’s festival.

Bath kids could meet their favorite authors in person and go behind the scenes at Europe’s biggest children’s book festival.

There are three age groups in the competition, 7 – 9, 9 – 11 and 12 and over. If you are 9 years old before September 1, 2021, you qualify for the 7 to 9 year old category, if your ninth birthday is after September 1, 2021, you must enter the 9 to 11 year old category.

To participate, simply write a review of your favorite book in no more than 200 words and explain why you would recommend it.

Send your applications to [email protected] by Wednesday September 8th and don’t forget to include your name, age, address and email address.

You will also need to be available on September 25-26 and / or October 2-3 weekend to attend the Bath Children’s Literature Festival.

The three selected junior journalists will join our festival team for the festival. They will be able to wear a junior journalist’s thong, attend a number of events, report on those events and go behind the scenes to meet guest writers.

Reports from junior journalists will be published on the festival website. In addition, there will be a set of free books to take away at the end of the festival.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at the event.

The judges will be Bath Festivals staff, all entries will be judged blind and the judges’ decision is final. No cash alternative will be offered.

Bath Festivals is an arts charity and would like to thank its patrons, members and volunteers for their continued support as well as their sponsors and supporters Bath Spa University, Bath BID, Curo, Kingswood School Bath, Royal High School Bath, Novia, Rotork .

This year Bath Children’s Literature Festival has collaborated with more partners than ever before, including The Forum Bath, BRLSI, The Egg, Bath Rugby, First News, Radio Bath, The Bath & Wilts Parent Magazine, Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights and Bath Box Office. .

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