Winter Writing Contest

What is the Winter Writing Contest?

Burnaby Public Library offers a variety of contests through out the year aimed at developing a variety of literacy skills. Our winter writing contests focuses on different aspects of writing. The winter writing contest style parameters change from year to year.

Some formats we request include:

  • Poetry
  • Short stories
  • Prose
  • A chapter of a novel
  • Scripts
  • Graphic novels
  • Song lyrics

To further inspire writing, the winter writing contest offers prompts or inspirations to incorporate into creative works.

How do I participate?

The 2015/2016 Winter Writing Contest prompt is "New Beginnings" accepted in short story format. Click here for details on the 2015/2016 writing contest requirements.