The “Konkors ta’ Kitba – Letteratura għaż-Żgħażagħ” is an annual contest organised by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and the National Book Council.

The purpose of this contest is to select, reward and publish Maltese novels that are written specifically for young people; novels that explore contemporary youth hood, with all that this phase of life entails. Hence, the organisors’ aim is to enrich this particular genre within the Maltese literature, thus increasing young people’s interest and motivation to read Maltese books. Moreover, the organizers hope that the awarded works will be of the highest literary level.

To download the application please click: Applikazzjoni 2015

To download the guidelines please click: Kriterji 2015


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