Category Archives: contests

Inspiring young imaginations in Korea

Myself and two other CWILL authors recently returned from Korea, where we taught a creative writing camp for kids and presented at the Canadian Embassy in Seoul. A contest to celebrate Canada150 The event at the embassy was an award … Continue reading

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WORD Vancouver: A free festival of reading and writing

Word Vancouver Inspiring Words. A free festival of reading and writing. Words, words, and more words will abound at various free events between September 21 and 25, all part of Word Vancouver; the big festival day happens on the 25th … Continue reading

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Burt Award for First Nations, Métis & Inuit Literature for Youth

The deadline for submissions for the inaugural annual Award for Young Adult literature written by First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors is May 1, 2013. From the website: The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is a unique … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please…

UNICEF and Hallmark have selected an illustration by CWILL BC illustrator Mary Jane Muir for a line of 2013 Christmas cards. You can view Mary Jane’s design now on the Hallmark website. At present, the cards can only be ordered … Continue reading

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Book Week Writing Contest

Calling all writers in grades 4 to 12! The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s annual Book Week Writing Contest for Kids and Teens is now open, and the February 1st deadline is fast approaching. The national contest is a much anticipated … Continue reading

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Orca Announces Video Contest

Make a video to tell Orca Book Publishers how you’ve used their books to engage struggling or reluctant readers. Or, have a struggling or reluctant reader explain why he or she likes these titles. You could win $100 worth of … Continue reading

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