Divisions: Junior – Grades 9 and 10, enrolled in Peterborough and area high schools*
Senior – Grades 11 and 12, enrolled in Peterborough and area high schools*
Genre: Non-fiction or fiction prose; or poetry
Length: Prose – approximately 500 – 1,000 words; poetry –two pages (12 pt font)
# of Entries: One per genre
Topic: Your choice – see rules for additional details regarding non -fiction prose
Title Page: The title page must contain your name, title, grade, teacher, school, your address, telephone number, email address, and genre of your entry
Deadline: Submit entries digitally to the festival website, or to your teacher, on or before 12:00 midnight, May 14th
Prizes: One winner in each division and genre wins $100.00
The winners will be honoured during a festival event held on Saturday, July 13th
Each winner receives a commemorative plaque
Winning submissions will be featured in the Literary Festival e-book and a regional newspaper.
See your English Teacher today for Additional Information!
* (or home schooled equivalent in the County of Peterborough)