Caledon Public Library

Click Create Celebrate

Short Story, Poetry & Photography Contests

Get Published & Win Money 

 
Using the theme Celebrating Canada 150, submit your short story, poetry and/or photography and you could win! 
 
New this year! Click.Create.Celebrate is having a bit of a makeover! The different components of the contest, that is photography, short story and poetry, will be held at various times throughout the year. We hope this will give more people the opportunity to enter more than one contest. More time = more creativity! Also, entries are now all submitted online. The winners will be announced in October at a special evening at the Alton Mill. More details to follow.

 

Short Story Contest

Short Story

Now Open. Closes March 31st

Categories

  • Adult 18+ years

maximum word count 1500 words

  • Teen (Elizabeth Scavetta Memorial Teen Short Story) 13 - 17 years

maximum word count 1500 words

  • Children 9 -12 years

maximum word count 750 words

  • Children 6 - 8 years

maximum word count 500 words

Eligibility

  • limit 2 per entrant | type-written | Word document | double spaced | titled
  • word count noted on last page; maximum word count to include title, headings and all words that make up the body of the story
  • clean copy with no identifying marks/or name in body of the submission
  • entry to be original and unpublished

Prizes 

1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50

 Submit Here 

 

Poetry Contest

Poetry

Now Open. Closes April 30th

Categories

  • Adult 18+ years
  • Teen 13 - 17 years

Eligibility

  • limit 2 per entrant | type-written | Word document | titled
  • maximum 30 lines, including stanza breaks
  • maximum 60 characters per line
  • clean copy with no identifying marks/or name in body of submission
  • entry to be original and unpublished

Prizes

1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50

 Submit Here 

 

Photography Contest

PhotographyNow Open. Closes September 2nd

Categories

  • Adult 18+ years
  • Teen 13 - 17 years
  • Children 6 - 12 years

Eligibility

  • limit 2 per entrant
  • 5 x 7, colour, black & white or sepia
  • titled
  • entry to be original and not digitally manipulated

Prizes

1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50

Submit Here

 

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