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Wordfest Youth Contest

Wordfest enthusiasts, we’re giving you the opportunity to meet your favourite local authors and win great prizes!

We’re giving you the opportunity to host one of our twentieth anniversary @Wordfest Youth events. Create a Youtube video that is 1-2 minutes in length telling us what qualities would make you stand out as a host. Then send the link to to be entered into the contest!

All contestants must be between the ages of 12 and 17. Prizes for runner-up candidates include newly released novels as well as free tickets to Wordfest Youth events!

If you have any questions or concerns please email or post your queries on our Facebook page.