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Writing Contest

Provincial poetry and short story writing competition for students in grade 9 to 12.

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This contest rewards the best texts in two categories, poetry and short story, and in both English and French.

A professional jury selects three finalists in each category and in each language.

Submitted texts are evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Originality and creativity

  • Style and vocabulary

  • Organization of ideas

  • Effective use of language

The twelve finalists will be highlighted on our social media platforms as well as on our website. Prizes will be awarded during Prelude, a showcase exclusively dedicated to emerging writers in New Brunswick.

Each prize comes with a bursary:

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1st prize: $ 250 

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2nd prize: $ 150

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3rd prize: $ 100 

Read the finalists' texts!

French Poetry

Maghaly Bossé
2nd place!
Malika Cyr
3rd place!
Maya Mohammad
WINNER

French Short Stories

Sophie Daigle
WINNER
Emily Rose
3rd place!
Maxime Thériault
2nd place!

English Poetry

Leah Armstrong
2nd place!
Maya Mohammad
3rd place! (ex aqeo)
Areeb Rasul
3rd place! (ex aqeo)
Ebube Umozurike
WINNER

English Short Stories

Sarah Hackett
WINNER
James Lu
3rd place!
Ziyal Sommerfeld
2nd place!
This activity is presented thanks to the support of Encorp Atlantic.
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