Five young writers shortlisted for the BBC / Cambridge Young Writers Award were welcomed last week for an experience day

They were given writing workshops from Rupert Wallis and Nick Bradley of ICE/Madingley Hall, a tour of Newnham College, and a session in the rare books room of the University Library. The winner of both the YWA and the National short story Prize will be announced on Tuesday 4th October in Broadcasting House, London.

Here is a link to the recorded stories of the young writers: