After reading almost 600 submissions from across the world, ten short stories were selected for the 2020 Author of Tomorrow shortlist across the age categories.
The ten shortlisted stories have been published in the 2020 anthology, 'Robots, Rebels and the Resistance', available in Worldreader's open library. Visit read.worldreader.org on a mobile or tablet and search 'Author of Tomorrow' to find it.
Download PDF: Robots Rebels And The Resistance
We were incredibly impressed with the quality of stories submitted. The creativity and imagination deserve special mention but also the high-standard of technical skill. A huge congratulations to everyone who took part. Read an interview with each author below:
11 and Under | 500 words or less | £100 for the writer, plus £150 in book tokens for their school, library or charity of choice
12-15 years| 1500-5000 words | £100 for the writer, plus £150 in book tokens for their school, library or charity of choice
16-21 years | 1500-5000 words | £1,000 for the writer
An additional 25 stories were commended in each age category:
11 and Under: