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.
- 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- Submissions must be original and unpublished in any form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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021
- Prizes: Winner: $100 Gift Card | Runner-Up: $50 Gift Card