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Calling all future authors!


- Must be 10-18 years old

- Must target a YA audience

If you love to read and write and want the opportunity to show your talent...this is your chance!


Short stories: Submit an original piece, or fanfiction of your favourite book between 500 and 1500 words.

Poetry: Submit a poem or song, minimum of 16 lines

Fan Art: Submit a piece of visual art, ideally related to any of our author's works but any YA fandom will do.

Book Trailers: Submit a video of no longer than 2 minutes for one of our MTL YA Fest titles

There will be ONE winner per category. 

We will be accepting entries until April 15 2022.  Winners will be announced on our website. 

Submit your writing to

Include your name, grade and school. 

By virtue of submission of your work, you give the MTL YA Fest the rights to broadcast and print your work. The rights remain free for the duration of the promotion. If you are entering a film submission, you are restricted from using commercial music or branded t-shirts in the video.