Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Young Writers Competition

AWARD NIGHT is on April 14.
Submissions are open until 11:00PM on April 9.

April 14 @ 6:00 pm

Enter to win a cash prize! Plus a 3 – month Mentorship opportunity with a professional writer. 
Submission deadline: 11:00 PM on April 9, 2022  

Contest Eligibility: 
Must be black youth between the age of 11 – 16
Currently enrolled in school AND interested in post-secondary education
Have a love for writing 
Submit a short bio (tell us about yourself)

Contest Rules:
Write a short Fictional story of up to 500 words depicting black culture
OR Choose one: 
(i) Write about What does being black means to you?
(ii) If you could change one thing to make the world better, what would it be?

Poetry: A Poem about being black or your black experience

Selection Criteria:
Originality
Black Culture relevance
Flow
Grammar