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Ian Wallace Writing Contest



Do you LOVE to write?

Are you attending the 2021 Calgary Young Writers' Conference with your school?

If so, enter the Annual Ian Wallace Writing Contest!


Young writers from Calgary Board of Education schools registered to attend the Conference, in grades 4 to 8, are invited to submit their stories and/or poems (fiction or non-fiction) to win a cash prize of $150.00.


We would like to thank Ian Wallace, Canadian author and Illustrator, for his generous donation to establish this contest for years to come as a way to encourage Young Writers in Calgary!

This year's writing theme is:
The Great Outdoors

Submission deadline: Received at submissions@calgaryywc.com by 3:30pm on Friday, February 26th, 2021.

Please include a link to a Google document with the writing.

Contest Details and Consent Forms