BUDDING writers have a final chance to enter a writing award.

The Wicked Young Writers’ Award 2014, which is linked to the musical Wicked, encourages the entry of poetry and prose in five categories, ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-17 and 18-25.

A shortlist of 100 entrants will be invited to a prize event at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in Summer 2014 and will see their poem or story published in the Wicked Young Writers’ Award Anthology.

Information and entry forms can be found at wickedyoungwriters.com and the closing date is Monday, March 31.