2021 Youth Writing Contest
The Vancouver Writers Fest's annual youth writing contest is open to all students enrolled in grades 8-12 in British Columbia. Contestants can submit either fiction or non-fiction short stories. Participation is FREE.
- The 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.
- Entries will be accepted for previously unpublished short stories and personal essays: 1,500 word limit.
- Entries are judged blind. Please do not put your name on your story, in the file you have uploaded or in the file name.
- Entries must be submitted in MS Word or PDF formats. Please use standard margins, 12-point font and double spacing.
- The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2021.