Wicked London has announced the launch of the above award, which has been established to recognise excellence in writing and to encourage creativity in young people. The competition is open to those between the ages of 5 and 25. In addition the Gregory Maguire Award, for entrants aged between 17 and 25, encourages writers to follow Maguire's lead, take a famous story and examine it from a different perspective.
Full details can be found here.
Pictured: Alexia Khadime as Elphaba.