Youthwords Writing Contest
This year's theme is Containment.
Wordstock’s 8th annual literary festival is coming this November, and once again we want to give young voices a chance to be heard and celebrated. The Youthwords contest accepts submissions of short stories and poetry. There will be cash prizes for the winners and runners-up in both the short story and poetry categories. The winners will also be published in The Sudbury Star.
First Place Short Story - $150
Runner Up Short Story - $75
First Place Poem - $150
Runner Up Poem - $75
Short stories can be a maximum of 1000 words.
Poems can be a maximum of 20 lines, and each submission can include 2 poems.
Submissions can be sent to email@example.com until October 24, 2021.
Submissions must include a separate cover page with:
the title of your entry
your name, address, phone number, and email address
your date of birth
DO NOT include your name on the other pages of your submission.
There is no entry fee.