2017 Seepe Walters Short Story Contest

      We've all got a story to tell. What's Yours?

Welcome to the Seepe Walters Short Story Contest. Whether you're a writing pro or just looking to see what you can do - if you're in Grade 3-12 you're invited to share your story! There are fantastic prizes to be won. So what are you waiting for? The contest is now open. Click to enter.
Looking for some inspiration? Why not take a look at the anthologies from previous years. 
2016 Seepe Walters Anthology
2015 Seepe Walters Anthology
2011 Seepe Walters Anthology
2010 Seepe Walters Anthology
2009 Seepe Walters Anthology
2008 Seepe Walters Anthology
Congratulations again to last year's winners. You all deserve to be very proud of yourselves. 
All entries must be submitted by Monday October 30, 2017 at midnight. 
The award ceremony will be held on Friday January 26, 2017, 6:00pm at the Lakeshore branch.

There will be first, second, and third place prizes for each of the three age categories: Juniors: 3-6, Intermediates: 7-8, and Seniors: 9-12. The best overall story will win the Seepe Walters Award, a $100 cash grand prize. Plus top stories from each category will be published in a short story anthology.

Submission details you need to know:

How long should my story be? 

·         Grades 3-6: minimum 1 page, maximum 4 pages. 

·         Grades 7-8: minimum 2 pages, maximum 8 pages.

·         Grades 9-12: minimum 3 pages, maximum 12 pages.

Does it have to be formatted a special way? 

Yes. All entries must be typed in 12-point font, double-spaced and submitted electronically using the webform below.

Please note: if you are having difficulties submitting your story using the form below, please instead email it to seepewalters2017@innisfilidealab.caPlease ensure that the body of the email includes all information required by the form below, including your acknowledgement of the content's rules, and that your story is attached in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .odf (open office).


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