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October 6, 2015

QUEEN’S PARK – Young authors in Nipissing are encouraged to submit their work for a
new award program established at the Ontario Legislature, MPP Vic Fedeli said today.

The Speaker’s Award for Youth Writers invites Ontario youth in grades 7-12 to submit
their short stories and personal essays to this writing contest.

Original fiction and non-fiction submissions are welcome, and a winner from three grade
categories will be chosen — grades 7-8, grades 9-10, and grades 11-12.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Legislative Building in Toronto
and have their work published on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario website.

Online applications are currently being accepted until November 6th, 2015.

For more information, you can visit http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/ or contact MPP
Fedeli’s constituency office at (705) 474-8340.

“If you know a young writing talent in Nipissing, please ask them to consider submitting
their work for this award,” Fedeli said.


For more information, or to arrange an interview, contact:
Clint Thomas
Executive Assistant
(416) 325-3434 or (416) 710-1752

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