2019 Writing Contest: In Our Own Teen Voice 5

CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST for Van. students grades 8 – 12.

Themes: Teen Issues

(i.e.: relationships, sexuality, gender identity, sports, stress, passions, courage, love, hope, etc.)

Creative Fiction Submissions

In any genre including poetry. No entry fee. (No non-fiction)

Cash Prizes sponsored by VIRL (total $650)

Fiction – Grades 11 – 12
1st: $100   2nd: $70   3rd: $30

Fiction – Grades 8 – 10
1st: $100   2nd: $70   3rd: $30

Poetry – Grades 8 – 12
1st: $100   2nd: $70   3rd: $30
Plus bonus prizes!

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2019

(Winners announced May 31) For submission guidelines & details: https://ourownteenvoice.weebly.com

Finalists will be published in book anthology In Our Own Teen Voice 5, to be released in print, fall 2019, and available to purchase from Vancouver Island Regional Library printing shop (at cost). Selected authors will be invited to publicly read at book launches at VIRL branches.

Artwork submissions: We are also accepting submissions of illustrations & photography for publication.
Details: ourownteenvoice.weebly.com.

Past Anthologies: