Original Writing


This section gives the opportunity for anybody interested in writing their own original works to submit them for adjudication. Entrants can be of any age. The winning entries (those gaining 1st place) will be displayed in Nuneaton Library after the presentation.

Adult Classes Section Secretary

Mrs Beverly Attwood,
17 Milby Drive,
CV11 6JR
Tel: 02476327154
E Mail : [email protected]

Junior Classes Section Secretary

Mrs V Squires
18 Conwy Close
CV11 4FS
Tel: (024) 76340614
E Mail : [email protected]

Original Writing Syllabus Download

Download the section syllabus here: Original Writing.pub 2022  (PDF format) 

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Each section syllabus includes the rules, conditions of entry, classes and other information. To download the full syllabus containing ALL sections, please see the full syllabus page.

Dates for the diary

Last Date for Entry Forms, Fees and WorksSunday 6th March 2022
Presentation of Awards - Juniors
The Salvation Army Citadel, 1 Victoria Street, Nuneaton, CV11 5QE
Tuesday 17th May 20225.30pm-7.30pm
Presentation of Awards - Adults
The Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road
Friday 13th May 20226.30pm-8.30pm

Trophies and awards

Eva Rushton CupBest Entry in Classes 600, 601, 602, 603, 604 and 605
Margaret Wood CupBest Entry in Classes 606 and 617
Christina Jayne CupClass 614
The Drachendale Cup (Story)
The Eva Rushton Trophy(Poetry)
Nuneaton Writers Circle Shield (Secondary School)
Awarded at the adjudicator's discretion to schools
Albert F. Cross CupBest Entry in Classes 630 - 631
Robert Sloan CupBest Entry in Classes 632-633
George Eliot Fellowship TrophyBest Entry in Classes 638 -641
Stella Branston TrophyClass 642
Jeff Veasey TrophyClass 644
George Eliot CupClass 645
Endeavor CupAdjudicator's choice overall