Family: Writing Contest

Aurora Public Library

Aurora, ON

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Writing & literature

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 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are two categories: Youth (ages 14 – 17) and Adult (ages 18+) Submissions can be in any genre, but must be original and unpublished in any form Maximum length 10 pages, double spaced Handwritten submissions will not be accepted Manuscripts will not be returned, but the author retains all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 Contest deadline Friday September 30, 2022 Prizes: Winner: $100 gift card Runner-up: $50 gift card

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

Aurora Public Library


This event is free.

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Aurora Public Library

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Aurora, ON

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