Contests

***NEW WRITING CONTEST***
for writers of ALL ages.

CALLING writers of all ages to submit entries written for children/youth aged 5-18
for our 25th Anniversary Edition(s) of creative writing.
Entries must be fiction and your own original work.
You may submit to each age category, with separate entries (5-10 years; 11-18 years).

Please see attachment for more details.
25th Anniversary Contest
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2018

(minimum of 500 entries need to be received for contest to commence;
if quota is not reached entrants will be notified)

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EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR OUR ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST
NOVEMBER 30, 2017 – See below for more details

Thank you for all those who entered our 2017
Annual Young Writers Creative Writing Contest.
Our anthologies are scheduled to arrive in Victoria late November 2017.

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We hold three annual contests. See below for details.

ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS POETRY CONTEST 2017/18

We are now accepting entries for our Annual Young Writers Poetry Contest for ages 5-18.
Line limit is 24 lines or less, and one entry per poet.
EXTENDED DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30, 2017 (postmarked).

Entry Forms:
Information for Teachers
School and Student Entry Forms
Individual Entry Form – For entering without a school

List of Prizes

Please note that you may enter individually and not with a school.

Or you may also submit your entry by e-mail to info@youngwritersofcanada.ca.
If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:

CONTEST ENTERING: Young Writers Poetry Contest 2017/18

Title of entry:
Number of lines (must not exceed 24 lines):

If entering with a school, also include:

Teacher’s name:
School (full name):
School address:
Bag/Box #:
City:
Province:
Postal code:

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If mailing entries, please use the address below:

Young Writers Poetry Contest 2017/18
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST – 2018
(ages 5-18)

We are now accepting entries for our Annual Young Writers Creative Writing Contest for ages 5-18. Theme is open, 360 words or less and one entry per writer. DEADLINE: MARCH 15, 2018.

Entry Forms:

Info for Teachers – and  Suggested Themes
School-Student Entry Form

Individual Entry Form – For entering without a school

List of Prizes

 You may also submit your entry by e-mail to info@youngwritersofcanada.ca. If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
CONTEST ENTERING: Young Writers Creative Writing 2018

Title of entry:
Word count (360 word limit):

If entering with a school, also include:

Teacher’s name:
School (full name):
School address:
Bag/Box #:
City:
Province:
Postal code:

If mailing entries, please use the address below:

Young Writers Creative Writing 2018
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

If you are 17 and turning 18 this year,
you may also want to enter our Annual Adult Creative Writing Contest
(see this link for more details)

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OPEN AGES POETRY CONTEST (ALL AGES) – 2018

We are now accepting entries for our Open Ages Poetry Contest for all ages. Line limit is 32 lines. Deadline is JULY 31, 2018. You may also submit your entry by e-mail to poetryinstitute@shaw.ca.
If e-mailing your entry, please include the following information:

Name:
Age:
Address:
City:
Province:
Postal Code:
Phone:
E-mail:
Contest entering: OPEN AGES POETRY 2018

Title of entry:

or copy the above entry information and mail to:
Open Ages Poetry Contest 2018
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

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Privacy Policy

Any personal information requested at the time of submitting an entry or at any other time is used specifically for the contest in which the poet/writer has entered (unless they have otherwise informed us in regards to future contest mailings). Data is confidential and never shared with third parties or others outside of our office. All documents and files are stored securely. Accepted copies of material are stored up to a year after the publication is published and then they are securely disposed of. Entries that are not accepted are securely disposed of, unless requested to be returned.

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