The Writer Within

Pacific Festival of the BookDo you have a child who loves to write? Do You homeschool? Do you live in British Columbia? Looking for something different other than just another ‘writing assignment’ in your child’s writing workbook? Why not participate in a Writing Exhibition?

The Victoria Arts Connection is presenting the 2nd Annual Festival of the Book, aka PFB Youth Anthology 2008. This is a unique festival that celebrates diversity in the literary arts. If you have a child who loves to write, why not submit one of their stories to the festival?

Here’s what the PFB Website says about the project:

The Youth Anthology Project brings together two of our vision goals – to support literacy and foster creativity in youth through this publishing project. A call for submissions will go out early in September to all schools in the BC region. Students in the under 12 years and under 18 years age groups can submit work in fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry.

WritingShow us your stuff!Students in the CRD area can submit writing in fiction, poetry or creative non-fiction to be published in an anthology and launched at the festival on Friday March 14th. The top writing submissions in each category will be selected by a jury to be published by PFB Press.
Students may submit more than one piece of writing in each category. A maximum of 3 pieces total may be submitted.
Deadline for submissions: Friday November 30th, 5pm

Interested? If you are a Canadian residing in the province of BC, then click on the above links to find out more. I hope to see you there!

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