Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition

“The story of an hour” has been launched officially!

The official presentation of our book The Story of an Hour took place in the National Library “St. Cyril and Methodius” yesterday, November 26th and what a joyful evening it was! The Story of an Hour is a collection of 33 outstanding student works from the first ten years of the Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition. ...

9th BCWC Award Ceremony

9th BCWC Award Ceremony
On February 16th, 2019  we celebrated the achievements of this year’s winners and their teachers at the American University in Blagoevgrad. All participants had the opportunity to visit the university campus and ask questions about academic and student life. The students participated in a creative writing workshop facilitated by Michael Cohen – Associate Professor at ...

20 ways to be creative

20 ways to be creative
All schools from this year Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition received a special gift! We hope that this colorful poster will brighten up the classrooms and will provide our students with important tips 🙂

9th BCWC National Winners

9th BCWC National Winners
We are happy to announce the national winners of the 9th Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition! All regional finalist creative works were read and assessed on Saturday, January 26, 2019 by our panel of 14 native speakers and Bulgarian professionals – Angelina Mirazchiiska, Darina Konova, Dimitar Tsekov, Galina Nikolova, Gergana Paraskova, Gergana Yaneva, Joseph Herr, Maria ...

9th BCWC National Qualifiers

9th BCWC National Qualifiers
Congratulations to all participants in the 9th Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition! On January 12th, 4 judging panels selected the following national qualifiers: 9th BCWC National Qualifiers Here are some interesting statistics from this year’s competition: Schools participating – 173 Number of participants – 4234 Schools with highest number of participants – ЕГ „Пловдив“, гр. Пловдив ...

BCWC 2019 registration and calendar of events

Dear students and teachers, we are getting ready for the new season of the Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition in English and would like to announce some important changes in the calendar of this year competition events: Registration period                                                         October 5 – 20, 2018 Writing days                                                                    November 27 – 28, 2018 Preliminary judging                                                       January 12, 2019 ...

2018 BCWC Award Ceremony

2018 BCWC Award Ceremony
“It was a great experience to be the Chairman of the jury of the Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition. I was curious and eager to learn more about the emotions and imagination of the young people. In a way you are all winners because you have conquered your fears.” Zachary Karabashliev, Bulgarian writer On April 14th, ...

2018 BCWC National winners

2018 BCWC National winners
And here are the national winners of the 2018 Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition! All regional finalist essays were read and assessed on Saturday, March 10,2018 by our panel of 14 native speakers and Bulgarian professionals – Darina Konova, Dimitar Tsekov, Galina Nikolova, Gergana Paraskova, Gergana Yaneva, Iliana Dimitrova, Joseph Herr, Maria Stefanova, Nadya Zaharieva, Oliver ...

2018 BCWC National qualifiers

2018 BCWC National qualifiers
Congratulations to all participants in 2018 Bulgarian Creative Writing Competition! 4 regional judging panels selected the following national qualifiers 2018 Regional Results Some interesting statistics from this year’s competition: Schools participating – 207 Essays submitted – 4518 Schools with highest number of participants – Plovdiv LS, Plovdiv – 64, Hristo Botev LS, Kardjali – 62, ...

Good luck!

On February 8th and 9th 2018 more than 4700 students will write in English using their creativity and imagination. What will you come up with in 60 minutes? The Jury Chairman Zachary Karabashliev wishes “Good luck” to all participants! Good luck! On February 8th and 9th more than 4700 students will write in English using ...