Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize Submission
This contest is open to students in Canada studying grades 7 through 12; we understand that students might be homeschooling this year or not doing traditional schooling, but we welcome submissions from all young poets in this general age range (approximately 11 - 18 years old). E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Each student is eligible to submit one (1) poem.
The Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for Canadian Youth was established to foster a lifelong relationship between Canadian youth and the literary arts, specifically poetry. The prize is supported through a generous donation from the Stursberg family and other donors in honour of Jessamy Stursberg. The prize accepts submissions from young poets all across Canada, with three prizes awarded in both the Junior (grades 7 to 9) and Senior (grades 10 to 12) categories: Winner: $400 Second Place: $350 Third Place: $300 Selected poems will also be featured in a special edition League of Canadian Poets chapbook for nation-wide distribution.
Poems may be submitted by the author, or by a teacher or parent.
What city/town do you live in?
What province do you live in?
Newfoundland and Labrador
Name of School
What grade are you in?
Junior (Grades 7-9)
Senior (Grades 10-12)
Submit your poem (.doc / .docx / .pdf )
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