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A Couple of Contests for Young Writers

January 2nd, 2008     by Stacey May Fowles     Comments

The League of Canadian Poets and invites entries from Canadian youth to participate in its 2008 Poetic Licence Contest. Two age categories: junior (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12). First prize in each category: $200; additional prizes available. All winning poems will be published in the League of Canadian Poets’ e-zine. No entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2008. More details here.

The Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge is a short story contest for young Aboriginal Canadians. First prize: $2000. Participants must be of Aboriginal ancestry (Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Metis) and between the ages of 14-18 or 19-29. Submit stories 800-1400 words based on a moment or period in Aboriginal history. The event should be tied to Canadian history and/or the participant’s ancestral history. Deadline: March 31, 2008. More details here.

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