Congratulations to all our winners in our 2014 Young Writers Creative Writing Contest. The full list of winners, not all those who are published, can be found here. Prizes/awards will be sent out after all orders have been shipped. 

October 8: "On the Bus to Wonderland" and "The River's Song" have arrived! All orders will be dispatched within 3-4 business days. Thank you for your patience.


Congratulations to 

Rachel Evangeline Chiong 

for having her manuscript Insomnia selected for publication!

We want to thank all entrants who submitted entries to our first manuscript contest. Entries submitted were extremely well-written and the choice was not easy to choose just one. We hope to see more entries from you in the future!

Watch here for upcoming information in regards to our next manuscript submissions for ages 7-18.



Our division "Young Writers" holds annual poetry/writing contests to encourage the art of poetry and writing for all ages. Our aim among young Canadians is to encourage the writing of English poetry and creative writing, and by publishing examples of the best work received each year. We provide the opportunity for many students to see their work in print, and also to compare it with the work of students of a similar age. It is also important that their writing skill be given an audience where it can be shared and enjoyed by others. 

We do not accept all entries, and each individual entry is reviewed by our editorial staff. We have high integrity and value our services/products as well as our writers/poets. Our annual poetry/writing contests are and have always been FREE to enter. 

An anthology is published after each contest. This occurs after final judging of poems or stories has taken place and all prizes have been awarded by the editorial committee. 

We contribute over $7500.00 worth of free anthologies to schools/libraries, and award over $8,000.00 in prizes annually. In 2012, we donated over 300 previous anthologies to Literacy Victoria.

This is our 21st year of successfully holding these contests. We are delighted with the positive response from poets, authors, teachers and parents, and have hundreds of encouraging letters on file praising our efforts. 

Poets/authors receive the news of our contests mainly through news releases. These are published as a news article by editors of local newspapers. Or, in the case of schools, used for an English project in the classroom, or posted on the school notice board.

We will continue to provide this wonderful opportunity for all writers and will stand by our accreditation as an honourable company. 


TEACHERS: Help inspire and motivate your students by selecting a variety pack of poetry anthologies (from various years) at a special discount price. Please see our teachers' section for more information.


If you are a young writer and have published works, please let us know. We would love to showcase your work. See our inspiration corner.                                          

As of November 2013, we have published 140 anthologies in our Young Writers Program.

Special thanks to Scholastic Canada Magazine Division for their support!


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