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What Our Contest Has Done in Kenya, Via You!

The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize is so much more than a writing contest and yes, I realise I’m in danger of making this sound like a Marks and Spencer advert! But it is! Over the past 3 years, MOLP has helped reforest 71 acres of deforested land in the Coastal Province of Kenya and it has just put a roof on the second, much needed classroom at Kundeni Primary School too. Take a moment to…

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A Publishing House, a Forest & a Classroom

In the spring of 2014, as well as publishing a handful of new titles* we also launched a pioneering global writing competition called the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize. It had two categories – short stories and poetry – a prestigious £3,000 prize fund and three environmental promises built into its foundations: to plant a tree for every single entry received, in Bore, Kenya, to fund the build of an urgently needed new classroom at Kundeni Primary School in the…

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Would you Like a Tree in the Word Forest?

As you have probably gathered, the second Magic Oxygen Literary Prize has just drawn to a close. Phew… the office computers are still whizzing at 1am. We hope you will be fired up to enter MOLP3 in the not too distant future but while you’re waiting, if you would like to buy a tree in the Word Forest, guess what, YOU CAN! Last year we set up a Go Fund Me campaign for people who didn’t…

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#MOLP – The Movie

Please enjoy our short film about The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, fondly known as  MOLP. It is the only literary competition in the world to plant a tree for every entry. Find out what the villagers who planted them in Bore, Kenya have to say about it.

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