We heard that you needed a bit more time to get those stories and Canada 150 essays ready, and we're good with that. So here you go: the EWF Writing Contest deadline has been extended to:
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Go. Now! You have more time!
|Go! Now! You have more time!|
Get those stories and essays polished and mailed to us. And if you're in the neighbourhood, feel free to drop your entries at Roxanne's Reflections Book & Card Shop, 152 St. Andrew St. W, in Fergus.
Need more information about the contest? Here's everything you need to know:
1. Adult: Age 20+ (Entry fee $15; Prizes $200, $150, $100)
2. Teen*: Age 14-19 (Prizes $200, $150, $100)
3. Youth*: Age 13 and under (Prizes $150, $100, $50)
*Open to young writers who reside in Wellington, Waterloo, Dufferin, Halton and Hamilton-Wentworth counties/regions.
Theme: Open – just tell us a great story
Special Canada 150 Essay Category:
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, write a personal essay of 1,000 words maximum on the topic “My Canadian moment.” Open to all age groups, residents of Wellington, Waterloo, Dufferin, Halton and Hamilton-Wentworth counties/regions. Winners will be judged on content and theme. No entry fee.
Deadline: Postmarked by TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 2017
Title Page: Category; Title of story; Writer's name, address, email address (Youth and Teen writers may use parent or teacher contact information); Include age for Teen and Youth writers.
Entry: Double-spaced; Writer's name on title page only; $15 entry fee for Adult category only (Please make out cheques to Elora Arts Council)
Send to: EWF Writing Competition, c/o Elora Arts Council, Box 3084, Elora ON N0B 1S0
Winners: Announced 12 p.m. ET, Sunday, May 21, 2017 on the Elora Writers' Festival blogsite