Voices Writing Competition

Entry to the main Voices competition is now closed for 2020. 

Voices is our annual creative writing competition for children in care and care leavers who are aged 25 or under. They can enter any written content such as inspiring stories, poems, raps, and articles, with the chance to be shortlisted for our awards ceremony and to win fantastic prizes. 

The competition gives young people the chance to tell people what they want to say about their experiences and is a celebration of the creativity, talent and imagination of looked after children and care leavers. 

Voices 2020

The theme for Voices 2020 was ‘Dreams’.

This could be interpreted in any number of ways, such as, dreams from the past, hopes and dreams for the future… or anything else you can imagine.

Watch the awards show event

Download the Awards Show Programme

Download the Experiences of Covid19 Anthology

Download the transcription of the awards show

Support Voices 2021

If you would like to explore the possibility of sponsoring a category in next year’s Voices Awards and help support children and young people in care and leaving care, please email corporate@coram.org.uk with your contact details.

We will then get in touch to discuss tailored sponsorship opportunities in greater detail with you.

Get Inspired

Get inspired by Voices from years gone by. Head over to our previous winners page to watch videos and read the winning and shortlisted entries for Voices 2018 and 2019.

Voices Newsletter

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Further info

If you have any questions, please take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions and if you can’t find your answer there, you can send your question to voices@coramvoice.org.uk.

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