Hungerford Lit Fest Children’s Writing Competition Finalists

This year the children’s writing competition entrants were asked to write a 500-word story or 5 verse poem starting ‘The mist was rising. I was lost.’

The competition was judged by children’s author Debi Evans who was very impressed by the number and standard of entries.  She gave constructive feedback and encouraged all students to continue their creative writing.

Please click on links below to enjoy the finalists’ work.

12 – 15 year old Category

1st Place: Lilly Stephens, Year 8 John O’Gaunt School

2nd Place: Hannah Glover, Year 8 John O’Gaunt School

3rd Place: Adam Quinn, Year 9 John O’Gaunt School


7 – 11 year old Category

1st Place: Evie Chester, Aged 10, Inkpen Primary School

2nd Place: Eleanor White, Aged 10, Inkpen Primary School

3rd Place: Jessica Thomas, Aged 7, St Nicholas C of E Junior School, Newbury



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