Batty Laureate Award Winners

Two awards celebrating bats in creative writing:

  • Young Batty Laureate
  • Batty Laureate (adult)

Previous winners


Young Batty Laureate: Sophie Harrison for "A different point of view"

Batty Laureate (adult): Sarah Mills for "Bat"


Young Batty Laureate: Connie Adams (11) for "The secret behind the waterfall"

Batty Laureate (adult): Jane Smith for "How to say thank you to bats"


Young Batty Laureate: Marthy Hill-Davies (7) for "Bats, bats, bats"

Batty Laureate (adult): Zoe Bentley for "Carlsbad Cavern, half my life ago"

Entering the Batty Laureate Award competitions

Details of how to enter the competition can be found on the awards page


If you are interested in sponsoring either or both of the Batty Laureate Awards, email BCT's Education and Engagement Officer, Naomi Webster, to discuss options.

Next: Batty Laureate Competition Details