The Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest

AA_KidsCapital_v01Our new sponsor, The Ottawa Public Library, is once again launching The Awesome Authors Youth Writing Contest! Children and teens between the ages of 9 and 17 are invited to submit their original, previously unpublished poems and short stories in either French or English to any branch of the Ottawa Public Library You can submit either in person or online.

You can find all the contest details and submission form on the Ottawa Public Library website. The contest deadline is February 9, 2014 and winners will be announced in the spring and you can win lots of awesome prizes! Local authors Tudor RobinsMichel Lavoie and JC Sulzenko will judge all the submissions.

In order to help Ottawa's young authors get ready to write, the contest judges will be offering English and French workshops to share their knowledge and experience with young authors. Registration for workshops begins January 10, 2014.

Get your kids ready to write and help them share their words with the world! Good luck to all.