Writing Competition 2021

Our competition has resulted in a wonderful book titled Who Has the Key to Lockdown?

You can read the press release here and grab your copy from your favourite bookstore or from the retailers below. If you wish to get in touch for interviews and readings, please email us or send a DM on instagram

The competition

How has 2020 been for you? Do you have a story to tell about this invisible baddie that took over the world, aka coronavirus? This is our first writing competition for children and teens, and we want to hear all that you have to say about this Mr.Corona or would it be Ms Corona? Do you think this lockdown and quarantine was really all that bad? What did you do during this year?

Tell us in any written format that you want: a song, a comic strip, a poem, a short story, a paragraph, anything is welcome! You can ilustrate your story if you feel like it. We will choose 5-10 stories for each of the age groups below, the winners will be published on a compilation of stories and will receive royalties from all book sales*.

Pencil (4 to 6 years old)

Pen (7 to 11 years old)

Keyboard (12 to 17 years old)

All entrants will receive a letter of participation on the competition, because we know it takes a lot of courage to send your thoughts out into the world! If you do not win the competition, we will ask you to publish your story on our social media platforms (instagram, blog and facebook), we will publish them there if you tell us it is ok to do so.

The entry is open WORLDWIDE! Of course, this virus has changed all of our lives. So tell your friends, tell your teachers and let’s collect the most amazing stories ever!

Competition is open from the 19th March until the 19th April 2021, send an email to hello@sacibooks.com with the subject COMPETITION. Remember to put your full name and age. Formats accepted are .doc, .docx or .pdf. If you are sending images, please send them in high resolution .jpg

Download the A4 Poster below to pin at your school or local library

*Details will be given to the winners and they will need to accept or reject conditions prior to publication

Stories have the power to heal.

Maíra Metelo, Founder and Editor of Saci Books

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