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Writing for Children Competition

  • Monday, March 03, 2014
  • 12:00 AM
  • Monday, April 28, 2014
  • 12:00 AM
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Writing for Children Competition 2014

$1,500 PRIZE


Winner and finalists will have their stories submitted to three Canadian children's publishers for consideration. Please review the submission guidelines prior to submitting your work.

Entry Fee: $25 per entry. Online payment through PayPal or cheque made payable to CANSCAIP at:

CANSCAIP
c/o Writing for Children Competition
504-720 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON. CanadaM5S 2R4

Deadline: April 28, 2014

ELIGIBLE WRITERS
  • Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.
  • All writers who have not been published in any format, in any genre and who do not have a contract with a book publisher at any point before the competition winner is announced.
ELIGIBLE ENTRIES
  • Non-fiction and fiction from picture book to young adult (YA); up to 1,500 words, English language.
  • Not previously published in any format.
HOW TO SUBMIT ENTRIES
  • Digital format only, double-spaced, on numbered pages. Submissions accepted as PDF email attachments only.
  • Include a  separate cover letter with title of story, full name, address, phone number, e-mail address, number of pages of entry, and whether a submission is fiction or non-fiction.
  • Please type the name of entrant and the title of entry on each numbered page. This is not a blind competition.
  • Any hard copy manuscripts received will not be eligible or returned.
RESULTS

Results will be posted at www.canscaip.org. 

SEND ENTRIES TO:
Allison Burda
aburda@canscaip.org
Subject line must include: 
WFC 2014 - 'Entrant Name' - 'Entry Title'

CLICK 'REGISTER' TO PAY (see grey box above)


PREVIOUS WINNERS

For full contest details & submission guidelines, visit canscaip.org/competitions.

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CANSCAIP office is located within the Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
720 Bathurst St., Suite 503, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Email: office@canscaip.org
Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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