Short Story Contest Now Closed

The Contest is Now Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted a story. Due to the large number of entries we receive, only winners will be notified.  All winners will be contacted by the end of December.

Now for the hard part! Haunted Canada author, Joel Sutherland is this year’s judge.  He’ll read all of the stories submitted this year and choose the top 5 from each category (Junior: Grades 3-6; Intermediate: Grades 7-8; and Senior: Grades 9-12). He’ll also be at the awards ceremony to celebrate the winners!

Let’s Celebrate! 
The award ceremony will be held on Friday January 24, 2020 at 6:00pm (snow date: Friday, January 31) at the Lakeshore branch. Winners will receive award plaques, gift cards, and printed anthologies of the collected works. The winner of the Seepe Walters Award ($500 grand prize) will be announced at the ceremony. Good luck!

Past Winning Stories

Go on, take a look! You’ll be amazed at the talent and creativity you’ll find here.