REBEL MOUNTAIN PRESS SUPPORTS TEEN LITERACY BY SPONSORING AN ANNUAL TEEN WRITING CONTEST
Excerpt of article from BC BookLook 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 Submission Deadline: March 31, 2019 Winners announced: April 30, 2019 For more on submission criteria contact firstname.lastname@example.org or see the In Our Own Teen Voice website
IN OUR OWN TEEN VOICE 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: email@example.com Deadline for art submissions: March 31, 2018
In partnership with Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) and Rebel Mountain Press have sponsored a number of events that the teens have the opportunity to read their poems and stories. Click on the image to the right for a list of these events and pictures of the teen author readings.