Every year, the Vancouver Writers Fest launches a youth writing contest for both fiction and poetry.
The 2019 Youth Writing Contest is Now Open—last entries accepted May 31, 2019.
Winners will receive a $200 cash prize. Submissions this year will be judged by award-winning writer Monique Gray Smith, author of Speaking Our Truth and Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience.
Entries will be accepted for previously unpublished short stories (fiction or non-fiction) of 1,500 words or less.
To submit your entry, use the below form: