Write Across Ontario: Student Writing Contest is Now Open!

FINALLY…  Write Across Ontario is back!

Competition opens on October 3rd and closes on November 6th, 2017!
The winners will be announced in early December.

Write Across Ontario is a creative writing competition open to middle grade and high school students across the province, in collaboration between IFOA Ontario and Open Book.

  • Students in grades 5 to 12 will write a story using the story-starter provided for their age group by one of four acclaimed Canadian authors.
  • The story-starter is used as a place for students to begin their story, but where the story goes from there is in the hands of each individual.

Terms and Conditions:

  • You must be a student in Ontario to enter
  • Entries will be judged by IFOA, in conjunction with Open Book
  • There will be four (4) winners selected, one (1) from each grade category
  • One submission per student will be accepted and entries will not be returned
  • Only entries submitted online via [email protected] will be accepted

Find all of the rest of the fine print here.


If you’re interested in this…  then join us also for the Creative Writing Workshop, in the ESA Library, on the afternoon Wednesday October 11th.