REBEL MOUNTAIN PRESS SUPPORTS TEEN LITERACY BY SPONSORING AN ANNUAL TEEN WRITING CONTEST IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VANCOUVER ISLAND REGIONAL LIBRARY.
Excerpt from BC BookLook article Teen lit comes to Big Smoke With a background in creative writing and publishing at Vancouver Island University, Lori Shwydky is the founder and managing editor of Rebel Mountain Press in Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island. In an effort to promote and celebrate youth literacy, Rebel Mountain Press has sponsored writing contests for Vancouver Island teens, grades 8-12. see: http://bcbooklook.com/2015/09/09/teen-lit-comes-to-big-smoke/
2019 Contest Themes: Teen Issues : relationships, love, hope, sexuality, sports, stress, gender identity, passions, courage, making a change...or any theme that matters to teens. Submission Deadline: April 30, 2019. Winners announced: May 31, 2019. Cash Prizes sponsored by Vancouver Island Regional Library. For more on submission criteriacontact Molly Austin at email@example.com or see the In Our Own Teen Voice website
IN OUR OWN TEEN VOICE 5 IS ALSO ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS OF ART WORK Click on the image on the left for more details. Submissions must be scanned (300 dpi) and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline for art submissions: April 30, 2019
In partnership with Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL), Rebel Mountain Press sponsors events giving teens the opportunity to read their written work publicly. Click on the image to the right for a listing and photos of teen reading events.