OBOA Writing Contest

January 30th, 9:00am to 11:30pm

FAMILY

Writing Contest

Swimming Back to Trout River is a moving story of a Chinese family navigating change in turbulent times.  Families provide an endless source of material; secrets buried, trauma, hope, betrayal and love.  Send us your story of family (real or imagined) to enter the OBOA 2022 writing contest.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

There are two categories: Youth (ages 14 – 17) and Adult (ages 18+)

Submissions can be in any genre but must be original and unpublished in any form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 22, 2022
  • Winning stories will be published in the online edition of Borealis
  • APL employees/Board/judges and their immediate families are ineligible to win
  • Send your entries to writingcontest@aurorapl.ca
  • Contest deadline Friday, September 30, 2022

 

PRIZES:

Winner: $100 gift card

Runner-up: $50 gift card

Reccia Mandelcorn
rmandelcorn@aurorapl.ca
905-727-9494 x 230
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