Speaker's Award for Youth Writers

Calling all young writers!  The Speaker’s Award for Youth Writers invites Ontario youth in grades 7-12 to submit their short stories and personal essays to this writing contest. 

Original fiction and non-fiction essay submissions are welcome, and a winner from each of the following three grade categories will be chosen: grades 7-8, grades 9-10, and grades 11-12. 

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Legislative Building in Toronto and have their work published on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario website.

*Submissions will be accepted through an online application from September 30th to November 8th, 2018.

*2018 applications are now closed.