Write a story! Win a prize!-CONTEST CLOSED

When I'm older. (Photo – INDY.CA / CC, FLICKR)

“When I’m older…”
(Photo: Indy.ca / CC, Flickr)

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Write a story for The Westcoast Reader and win a prize!

Announcing a writing contest for learners
Deadline:    April 15, 2014

Note: amended guidelines!

Here’s how to enter:
Write a story.
Use up to 150 words.
You may add a picture or drawing. A picture is not necessary to enter. It is optional.
Email us:

  • your story
  • your entry form
  • your picture (optional)
  • a permission form for people in your picture (if including a photo).
Complete contest information and forms

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And the winner of our Spring haiku contest is….

Photo credit: blmiers2 (Flickr)

Photo credit: blmiers2 (Flickr)

Bahareh Sobhani, with the following haiku:

This new year, I will
paint all the walls in my room
The shade of your eyes.

Bahareh won a $25 gift card to White Spot. Congratulations!

Choosing between so many beautiful haiku was very hard. Check the slideshow below to see the readers who got honorable mentions in our poetry contest.


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Spring poetry contest – write a haiku and win a $25 gift card! – CLOSED

Photo: Peter Kratochvil (public domain)

Photo: Peter Kratochvil (public domain)

This contest is now closed. The winner will be announced before May 5th, 2013.

Spring is coming, and, to celebrate it, The Westcoast Reader is having another contest. April is the month of poetry, so we are asking our readers to be creative and send us a haiku that they wrote. The winner gets a $25 gift card to White Spot!

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