2017 ESA Student Poetry Contest

And the winners are:

Each of these students will receive a copy of the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology, as well as a print edition of this year’s edition of the ESsays Creative Writing Blog, Letters Vol III.

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National Poetry Month: ESA Student Poetry Contest

Week 1 of National Poetry Month has come to a close.

For Week 2 we are pleased to announce the return of the ESA Student Poetry Contest.

Poems must:

  • be on the theme of time;
  • be titled;
  • not have been previously published;
  • be formatted for 8.5″ x 11″ paper; and,
  • be no longer than 50 lines.

All entries must be submitted by no later than Friday April 28th.

  • Entries should be submitted via e-mail to Ms. Wray, in the Library.
  • E-mail: enid.wray@tdsb.on.ca

The top three entries will each receive a collection of poetry, as well as publication on the ESsays Creative Writing Blog.

  • Publication in, and a personal copy of, the print edition of ESsays is also included.

Follow Poetry Month celebrations at @CanadianPoets or at #NPM17 and/or #poeticmoment

Good luck…

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NaNoWriMo

Today’s writing prompt:

The doorbell rings. You check the alarm clock and notice it’s way too early for someone to be visiting. You crawl out of the warm bed and scuffle across the house to the front door. You crack it open and no one is there. Upon opening the door, you notice an unmarked package on the step. A strange scratching sound is coming from inside, so you decide to lift the lid and investigate. What do you find in the box, and who left this for you?

Learn more about – or sign up to participate in – NaNoWriMo here.

Remember to post your writing at the ESsays Creative Writing Blog.

  • Submissions accepted via e-mail to: e.s.say.says@gmail.com.

 

 

NaNoWriMo continues…

Today’s writing prompt:

You adopted a dog from a random stranger. You brought it home, showed it to your parents, and asked them if you could keep it, but they only responded with, “Where is it?

Learn more about – or sign up to participate in – NaNoWriMo here.

Remember to post your writing at the ESsays Creative Writing Blog.

  • Submissions accepted via e-mail to: e.s.say.says@gmail.com.