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Teen Literary Journal Writing Contest

Canvas-LogoCanvas Teen Literary Journal has put out a challenge to all teen writers.

Canvas Lit wants you to write a story in which a book plays a major role. This can be any kind of book – an old heirloom from the protagonist’s grandparents, a wizards book of spells, the one book that the antagonist check out from the library and never returned, whatever you can imagine…


Contest Guidelines:

  • Fiction only
  • Please limit your submission to 5,000 words
  • Last day to enter is December 31, 2013, midnight
  • Only one entry per person
  • Participants must be 13 – 18 years old
  • First place, second place and any honorable mentions will be published in the Winter 2014 issue of Canvas
  • To submit to “THE BOOK INSIDE THE STORY” short fiction contest, go to