John Austin Baker Creative Writing Prize

Enjoy writing poetry or prose? Feel strongly about Marine life?

Then submit a piece to the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals  John Austin Baker Creative Writing Prize.

Entries must be 500 words or less on the theme of ‘Marine Life’.

Entry is £5 and open to children (11 and younger), youth (12-18 years old) and adults with cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each group.

1st place for adults is £500!

Entries should be submitted to by the 31st of May (entry fee payable at

Winners will be announced on Animal Welfare Sunday – October 7th, 2018.

See contest flyer at [] or on the Environmental Stewardship bulletin board outside Walker hall.

Further questions – contact Morgan Buckner at