BIG 5th Birthday Celebrations: 10th – 22nd April 2018

This April, The Student Wordsmith turns FIVE!

To mark our BIG 5th Birthday, we’re holding over a week of writing-related celebrations next month.

Including new competitions, calls for submissions, a recap on all things we’ve achieved, plus our Development Day and the OFFICIAL launch of Issue 5 of The Purple Breakfast Review – there’s so much for you to get involved in.

Check out the complete schedule of celebrations coming your way this April…

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Our BIG 5th Birthday Poetry Competition on the theme of”Siblings’ opens

Monday 16th April 2018

BIG 5th Birthday Webinar and online launch of PBR5 (6PM GMT)

Tuesday 17th April 2018

BIG 5th Birthday TOP 10 Recap, plus our special Birthday Giveaway!

Wednesday 18th April 2018


Thursday 19th April 2018

Author Q&A / Special Guest Interview

Friday 20th April 2018

BIG 5th Birthday Special #FridayFeature (Five fave pieces we’ve published)

Saturday 21st April 2018

Calls for PBR6 ‘Rebirth and Growth’ OFFICIALLY open!

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Our first-ever Development Day and the OFFICIAL launch of PRB5.


And, if that wasn’t enough, we’ll be taking part in NaPoWriMo throughout April. Sharing our responses to the prompts with you and encouraging you to write your own responses and share them with us, too!