2024 Festival:
October 21–27

High School Youth Writing Contest

Submissions are closed for this year’s Youth Writing Contest. Check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter to read the winning pieces!

The High School Youth Writing Contest is open to all writers in grades 8-12 who are attending a school or being taught in a home-school environment in British Columbia. Please read the contest rules before submitting your story here. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2023.

Entries are judged blind. Please do not put your name anywhere in the file you upload, or in the file name. Entries are accepted as DOC, DOCX, or PDF files. Please use standard margins, 12-point font and double spacing.