Love to Read, Write and Win? Enter the Teen Reads sixth annual Holiday Cheer Contest and win a Bundle of Holiday Reading and Fun OR why not enter The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Writing Contest for Kids & Teens in celebration of TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2012. Finally, do you a have a story to tell? Enter the Girls with Grit Writing Contest! Click on the links for deadlines, details, rules and regulations. Good Luck!
An award for exceptional talent for contemporary fiction written in English.
If you are interested in advice and feedback on your own creative writing efforts, take advantage of a free program, Creative Writing Tips & Blue Pencil Editing by the Humber School for Writers, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, 10:30 am-12 noon at the Central Library in Stevenson & Hunt Room A.
A site devoted entirely to teenage writing and art. Check out the lists of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and reviews, all written by teens.
Canada's premier literary prize for fiction.
If you are a budding writer this course may be the one for you. It's called "How to Get Published" and runs on Saturday Nov.6 at the Central Library from 10am-4pm. The workshop leader Brian Henry has been a book editor and creative writing instructor for more than 25 years. He teaches creative writing at Ryerson university and George Brown College and has led workshops everywhere from Boston to Buffalo, from Sarnia to Moncton. He will cover getting started, getting an agent, getting your short pieces published, finding a book publisher and more.
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Teens at Central Library's Teen Annex celebrated poetry at the Coffeehouse for Young Writers on Wednesday, April 14th.
To find out more about National Poetry Month, check out the League of Can
The Coffeehouse for Young Writers is back! This month we'll be sharing limericks -- bring some to read, write some on your own, or in a group. Coffee and snacks will be served. This program is free. Drop in!