Calling young Canadian writers and poets!

Announcing the Book Week 2015 WRITING CONTEST for Kids & Teens
Do you love to write? Young writers from across Canada are invited to submit their stories and/or poems to the *Book Week 2015 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada. Students from Grades 4 to 12 are eligible to enter and one winner fromeach grade will receive a $250 gift certificate to the bookstore of his or her choice!
Winning entries will be posted on the Book Week website –

Entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2015. They do not have to be received by this date.
Entrants must be in Grades 4 to 12 at the time of the contest deadline.
Entries must be written in English and must not exceed 1,500 words.
All entries must be original content and are limited to two entries per person.
All entries must include a fully complete ENTRY FORM. The form
is available at under “Book Week 2015.”
Please staple one entry form to each story/poem being submitted; do not use paper clips, binder clips, folders or duotangs.
Entries may be handwritten or typed. No faxed or emailed entries will be accepted.
Due to the large volume of entries, we cannot acknowledge receipt of entry.
Contest open to residents of Canada only.
For more information on the Writing Contest, contact
Winners will be announced on May 6, 2015 during TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2015.
Organized by: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Supporting the reading, writing and
illustrating of Canadian books for young readers since 1976.