Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Awards

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James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Awards

This award recognizes up to six Indigenous students for their creative writing talent. Each recipient receives a $2,500 award.

There are three geographic categories:

  • fly-in community
  • on reserve
  • off reserve (do not live in a fly-in community or on a reserve)

    A junior student (12 years old and younger) and a senior student (13 to 18 years old) is chosen from each geographic category.

    Who is eligible
    You must:

  • submit a creative writing piece that is completely original (a short story, poem, essay, play or song)
  • be 18 years old or younger
  • self-identify as an Indigenous person
  • attend a school in Ontario
  • be a resident of Ontario

    You cannot nominate someone who is deceased

    How to apply: You need to submit a form with your information that includes:

  • your original creative writing piece
  • a brief description of the writing piece and what inspired you
  • contact information for your parent/guardian and school representative

    Deadline: May 31

    See link below to submit your nomination online
    Click here