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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: “Space and Time” – A Youth Contest for Writers 30 and Under

July 11, 2024

WritersNL is excited to announce our brand new writing contest for Youth – “Space and Time!”

For this contest, we’re asking Youth Members ages 30 and under to create a piece of writing inspired by the concept of outer space and/or time.

Participants can write in whatever genre or style they prefer as long as there is some connection to space or time (give us drama, give us sci-fi, shoot for the stars and give us whatever you feel is best!). We will accept all submissions totalling 1,000 words or less.

We have TWO prize pots for this contest… Keep reading to find out why!

🥇 1st place: $100
🥈 2nd place: $65
🥉 3rd place: $35

This writing contest is open to all WritersNL Youth members ages 30 and under.

We understand that Youth Membership at WritersNL encompasses a wide range of writers. To help encourage our members who are under 18 years old, we are experimenting with a new structure for awarding Youth contests:

We now have TWO IDENTICAL PRIZE POOLS – One for Members ages 18 and under, and another for Members ages 19-30.
Please note your age in the body of your email when submitting your work.

You can send your submissions to WritersNL via email in a .doc file format with identifying information (such as your name) removed from the document to ensure blind judging.
Please email submissions to using the subject line “Space and Time – Youth Contest”

Deadline: Received by Monday, September 23, 2024 at 5 p.m. NST

Times and Locations

July 11, 2024

1:00 pm