Our 2023-24 Voices Visible student writing contest is now open!

Voices Visible Contest Poster 23-24

To make things easier you are welcome to submit your entries entirely online using this link: Online Entry Form

Entry forms can be downloaded here if you want to submit a paper copy: 2023-24-Writing-Contest-Entry-Form-BCTELA

  • The Voices Visible writing contest is open to all students in BC from Grades 4 to 12. This contest is free to enter for students of current BCTELA members.  Contest entries must be submitted by a BCTELA member who has paid their annual PSA fee. https://www.bctf.ca/
  • All entries must be received by April 30, 2024.
  • There is no limit to the number of entries an individual student may submit.
  • The categories are Prose and Poetry

  • Entries are limited to 1500 words. Poetry may be spaced the way the poet has written it. All entries must be typed or word-processed or submitted in hard copy. ** Please use font size 12, double-spaced, Times New Roman.

Once you have entered, you may check  to check on the publication status and any updates about Voices Visible. The volunteer editors regret that we will not be replying to individual email messages asking if books have been printed, mailed out, etc.


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