Writing Contests and Opportunities


Want to be published? Do you write poetry or short stories? Here are your opportunities!

 Keep your eye on CBC’s Contest Page for the latest!



Polar Expressions Publishing often has poetry and short story contests open. The current one is Poetry due Nov 27, 2020, and Short Stories due Dec 4, 2020.  Head to the website for more details!


Young Writers of Canada – check out the contests available each year!

Contestants are challenged to submit a poster, essay and/or poem on the theme of Canadian Remembrance. Due dates are usually around November 15th each year for submissions.