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. 

The winning submissions will be published on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario website.

Applications will be accepted from March 18 to June 2, 2024.