Poetry Contest for Teens

DEADLINE May 31, 2019

We’re happy to announce our 2019 Poetry Contest for Teens! Our judges look forward to reading your poems and we thank you in advance for sharing your ideas, experiences and feelings.

Contest Rules:

  • One poem only
  • One page maximum
  • You must live in Canada


Winners will be chosen in each of the following categories:

  • Junior (Grades 9-10)
  • Senior (Grades 11-12)

Winners and runners-up will be invited to attend an awards presentation on Sunday September 8, 2019 as part of Festival Sunday. Winners will receive $50 and a family pass. Runners-up will receive free admission for themselves and a guest.

To Enter:

CLICK HERE (Complete the form, and paste your poem into the text box.)

If you have difficulty using our online form, or you are a teacher submitting a large batch of poems, you can choose to:

  • email your contest entry form  (CLICK HERE to download) and one-page poem to [email protected] with the subject line: POETRY CONTEST FOR TEENS
  • or mail your contest entry form (CLICK HERE to download) and one-page poem to: Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, Poetry Contest for Teens, 19 Cedar Street, Eden Mills, ON N0B 1P0

Questions? Contact [email protected]