Poetry Contest for Children

This contest is now closed.

Announcing our 2021 Poetry Contest for Children!

Presented in partnership with Wellington County Library

Judging Criteria:
We are looking for creativity and originality in the entries. We believe children are skilled at seeing their world through a unique lens and we look forward to reading work that reflects this.

- Primary (Grades 1-3)
- Junior (Grades 4-6)
- Intermediate (Grades 7-8)

Contest Rules:
- One poem only
- One page maximum
- Entrants must live in Ontario

The first place winner in each category will receive a $25 gift card to a bookstore of their choice and poems will be published on the EMWF website (if permission is provided).

If you have any difficulty using our online form, you can choose to email your submission to [email protected]

Questions? Contact [email protected]