Writing Contest

Every year, the Vancouver Writers Fest launches a youth writing contest for both fiction and poetry.

The 2019 Youth Writing Contest is Now Closed. 

The first-prize winner will receive a $200 cash prize and the second-prize winner, a $100 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Entries were accepted for previously unpublished short stories (fiction or non-fiction) or poetry of 1,500 words or less.

To submit your entry, use the below form: