Entrant Information

2020 William Wilfred Campbell Poetry & Arts Festival 

Festival Info Coming Soon!

Date: June 14, 2020

Location: to be announced

Performances by: to be announced

The top 10 finalists will be notified prior to the festival and must attend and read their poems as part of the festival Sunday, June 14 from 1:00 pm to 3:00  pm.  The top 2 winning poems will then be announced, and the winners will receive their prizes:  one of 2 $500 cash prizes for Adults!  Youth Categories (Grades 1-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12) will receive $125 each.

First Canadian rights will become the property of the festival, which may publish them in an anthology at some later date.

Submission Requirements:

1.  Contestants must reside in Bruce and Grey counties.
2.  Theme- OPEN
3.  No more than 2 entries may be submitted per poet.
4. A $10 entry fee per Adult poet (two poems maximum) to be included with the submitted poem(s) in the form of cash or cheque, made payable to:  the WWCampbell Appreciation Society
5.  Contest entries must be unpublished and typed in black ink and one per page (8 1/2 x 11) inch white bond paper - not to exceed 45 lines.  Letter quality computer printouts or photocopies are acceptable.
6.  All entries must contain your name, address, telephone number, email address and poem(s) titles on a cover page, category (Adult or Grades 1-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12). 

Submission Period: February 1st to May 22nd

 Please mail to, or drop off by hand to:

        William Wilfred Campbell Poetry Festival, Contest Registrar
        C/O Bruce County Public Library, Wiarton Branch
        Box 250
        Wiarton, Ontario  N0H 2T0

   Submissions can also be emailed to wwcpoetryfestival@gmail.ca

         Please send documents (if possible) in both .word and .pdf

         Please include name and title(s) of poems in the comment section of the Etransfer.  

         Etransfer password: WWCAppreciation