Writing Contest Info
VWF Spreading the Word Youth Writing Contest
What's your story? Grab a pen and get writing, if the judges like what they read you could win a cash prize and have your
work published in a magazine that showcases aspiring young writers.
Prizes will be awarded to the top two entries in poetry and fiction:
1st prize in each category: $300
2nd prize in each category: $200
Prize winners will be published in The Claremont Review and on the Festival website.
The contest is open to all young writers enrolled in Grades 8-12 in British Columbia.
Entries will be accepted for previously unpublished work in each category:
Poetry (any style): 500 word limit
Creative Short Fiction: 1,500 word limit
Entries will be judged blind. Please do not put your name on your story or poem in the file you have uploaded or in the file name.
There is a $5 entry fee for each story or poem you submit, payable online through PayPal.
We will accept entries in MS Word Document or PDF formats. Please use standard margins, 12-point font and double spacing.
Winners will be selected by a panel of publishing and writing professionals.
Entries must be uploaded and payment confirmed by 5:00pm October 27, 2013.
Click here to enter!