Caledon Public Library

Adult Short Story Contest

CPL's Adult Short Story Contest is back and we are looking for Caledon's next promising writer!  Any writer (previously published or not), may enter this contest and have the chance to be a winner. Writers of all skill levels are encouraged to submit their work. There is no cost to enter.  Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st/$100, 2nd/$75 and 3rd/$50 place.  The top 3 stories will also be published in the Caledon Enterprise. Writers 18+ can submit their stories between October 1 and 31, 2019. 


  • one (1) entry per person
  • original work of the writer
  • maximum word count to be no more than 1500 words
  • typed, double spaced, titled, cover page and written in English
  • entrants name and contact details must appear on the submission cover page but not on entry
  • judge's names will be released after contest closes
  • winners will be officially notified by email/phone by Caledon Public Library

Contest is now closed

Questions? contact Communications & Community Development department of

Caledon Public Library 905-857-1400 x 250