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.

Online applications will be accepted from March 1st to April 18th, 2021.