A festival for all writers and readers – Join us May 19-21, 2023

See the winners from the 2018 Kidswrite contest

Due to the COVID-19 threat, the 2021 Kidswrite Young Writers’ Contest was cancelled. However, secondary school students age 16 and up can now enter this year’s Askew’s Word on the Lake Writing Contest, featuring prizes for the top three winners and publication in the 2022 Word on the Lake Anthology.
Click here for more information. Watch for the new KidsWrite contest in 2022!

The contest is sponsored by the Shuswap Association of Writers, and is open ONLY to students (including homeschool) in School Districts #83, and  #22.

Poetry, Stories and Haiku

  • 5- 8 years Poetry and Short Stories
  • 9 – 11 Poetry and Short Stories
  • 11- 14 Poetry and Short Stories
  • 15 – 18 Poetry and Short Stories

Watch for the new KidsWrite contest in 2022…