Poetry Contest for Children

DEADLINE: Postmarked May 30, 2018

Contest Rules

  • You may only submit one poem
  • Your poem should be one page maximum


The winners in each of the following categories will receive a $25 cash prize and will be invited, along with their families, to the Festival on September 9, 2018 for an awards presentation. Winners will be notified in August.

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

To Enter

Complete the contest entry form and email it, along with your poem, to [email protected] with the subject line: POETRY CONTEST FOR CHILDREN.


Complete the contest entry form and mail it, along with five (5) copies of your poem, to:

Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
Poetry Contest for Children
19 Cedar Street,
Eden Mills, ON  N0B 1P0

Contest open to residents of Canada only.

Questions? Contact [email protected].