FYI: Creative Writing Contest – Deadline Extended
* Any students who would like me to review their submissions, can ask me to do so on Monday before submitting. Give it a try – but don’t worry if it’s too short notice, I’ll soon be announcing another contest coming up as well!
Young poets and authors – On your mark! Get set! Write!
The Ottawa Public Library invites you to participate in the 17th annual Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest, a contest for aspiring young poets and short story authors. Participants can win lots of Awesome prizes!
- Contest open to youth between the ages of 9 and 17
- Participants must have an Ottawa Public Library card.
- There is a limit of 2 entries per person, per category.
- Poems and short stories must:
o be 1000 words or less
o be submitted electronically or computer-generated
o be one side of an 8½ x 11″ page, if submitted at a branch
o include the title of the piece on each page of the entry
o be entrant’s own NEW work (no previously published works)
o be in French and/or English
- Entries that do not follow guidelines will be disqualified.
- Do not put your name on your work.
- Include one entry form per poem or story submitted.
- Entries will not be returned.
Deadline: February 6, 2012