Writing contest runs Saturday

Okanagan College students, along with Grade 11 and 12 students in the region, are invited to participate in an annual writing contest

  • Oct. 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Okanagan College students, along with Grade 11 and 12 students in the region, are invited to participate in an annual writing contest on Saturday, Nov. 7.

Four regional winners (one per campus) each get a $250 Okanagan College tuition credit.

The overall winner (judges’ choice selected from the four regional winners) will receive an additional $250 tuition credit (total $500) and have their short story published in a limited fine-press edition by the students in Okanagan College’s Writing and Publishing Diploma Program and Kalamalka Press.

Registration is open until Friday, Nov. 6. Stories must be written on Saturday between 1 and 4 p.m, on Okanagan College computers in the computer lab. No outside sources are allowed. English Department faculty will judge the stories. Judging will be blind; names of contestants will not appear on stories.

Register at http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Page29384.aspx.