Welcome to The Student Wordsmith: the home of online writing and publishing presence for budding creatives, set up by emerging writer Sophie-Louise Hyde.

If you are a writer of poetry, artist or photographer, or even into design and typography, then The Student Wordsmith is the place to have your work noticed.

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‘Look After Your Mate’

Competition Now Open!

In partnership with StudentMinds, the UK’s student mental health charity The Student Wordsmith has launched a brand-new creative writing competition to produce a new publication!

We’d like to capture what friendship can mean to you. You may choose to write about anything around the ‘mates’ theme, from starting a conversation to capturing how mates can help our minds and be a supportive influence in our lives.

Word Limits: 1000 words for drama, prose, non-fiction; 500 words for poetry.

Entry Price: £5 with 40% of the proceeds going to support StudentMinds in their work.

Closing Date: 5pm on Friday 15th August 2014.

How to Enter: 

Upload your submission now by following the instructions on screen.

The winning entries will be published online as part of a new publication.

We look forward to receiving your entries!


Full terms and conditions for all our competitions can be found here.