Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports
Culture, Education
Release Date:
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 - 4:21pm

Persons ages 15 to 18 are invited to enter the World Book & Copyright Day Flash Fiction Writing Competition.

This year’s theme is ‘Share a Story’. Applicants are asked to share a story for a chance to win book vouchers and signed books from local authors. The writing prompt for submission is to write a short story that retells a local historical event or to write a story about the BVI one hundred years from now.

Word count: 500 max

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Email story to: viculture@gov.vg

Deadline: June 1

For more information contact the Department of Culture at 468 – 4379.


Nekita Turnbull

Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations 
Telephone: 468-2730
Email:  Neturnbull@gov.vg