OBOA Writing Contest

OBOA Writing Contest
August 29th, 1:00am to 11:30pm

Tap Into Your Imagination

Chasing Painted Horses by Drew Hayden Taylor has a magical, fable-like quality.
This year’s OBOA writing contest invites you to tap into your imagination and draw from elements of fantasy, fairy tale, science fiction or magic realism.

Submission Guidelines:

  • There are two categories: Youth (Ages 14 – 17) and Adult (Ages 18+)
  • Submissions must be original and unpublished in any form
  • Maximum length 10 pages, double-spaced
  • Handwritten submissions will not be accepted
  • Manuscripts will not be returned, but the author retains all rights to their work
  • Winners will be announced at the OBOA grand finale on October 23, 2021
  • Winning stories will be published in the online edition of Borealis
  • APL Employees/Board/Judges and immediate families are ineligible to win
  • Send your entry to writingcontest@aurorapl.ca
  • Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021
  • Prizes: Winner: $100 Gift Card | Runner-Up: $50 Gift Card
Reccia Mandelcorn
905-727-9494 x 230
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