Contests

Good luck to all those who have entered our
2018 Young Writers Creative Writing Contest!
Final results will be out near the end of October 2018.


Final results for our 25th Anniversary Contest have been posted on our main website:
www.poetryinstituteofcanada.ca – Congratulations to all winners and those who have been published in our 25th Anniversary special edition hardcover anthology “The Silver Tide”!


We hold three annual contests. See below for details.

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ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS POETRY CONTEST 2019

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.
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 15, 2018 (postmarked).

List of Prizes

Please note that you may enter individually and not with a school, just disregard the school information.

2019 Entry Forms

Information for Teachers

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 2018/19

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 2018/19
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

 

ANNUAL YOUNG WRITERS CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST – 2019
(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, 2019.

Entry Forms:

Information for Teachers & Writing Ideas
School/student ENTRY FORMS
Individual Entry Form – For students 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 2019

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 2019
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) – 2019

We are now accepting entries for our Open Ages Poetry Contest for all ages. Line limit is 32 lines. Deadline is JULY 31, 2019. 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 2019

1 Entry per poet/contest – 32-lines maximum (does not include title/stanza breaks)

Title of entry:

or copy the above entry information and mail to:
Open Ages Poetry Contest 2019
PO Box 44169 – RPO Gorge
Victoria, BC  V9A 7K1

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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