Writing contests open to all

The Poetry Institute of Canada is sponsoring all ages poetry and adult short story contests.

  • Jun. 7, 2014 5:00 p.m.

The Poetry Institute of Canada is sponsoring all ages poetry and adult short story contests.

The poetry contest is open to all poets of any age, any style of poetry or prose is acceptable and there is no entry fee.

Poems shoud be original and consist of 24 lines or less. Cash prizes  will be awarded and the best poems will be published in a hard cover anthology of verse.

To enter, send one entry to:

Open Ages Poetry Contest,

P.O. Box 44169 – RPO GOrge

Victoria, B.C. V9A 7K1

or email to:


Entries should be typed or neatly written, and postmarked no later than July 31, 2014.

Creative writers are welcome to submit an account of recollections, memories, grass roots experiences or amusing incidents.

Writing is limited to 850 words.

Writers have an opportunity to win cash prizes and publication in an anthology. There is no entry fee and any subject or style is acceptable.

Original works must be typed or neatly hand written with name, age and address included on the front page of the work. Entries should be postmarked no later than July 31, and entries should be sent to:

Adult Short Story Contest,

P.O. Box 44169 -RPO Gorge

Victoria, B.C. V9A 7K1


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