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October 5, 2016

NORTH BAY – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is once again encouraging local youth writers to submit their work for the Speaker’s Award for Youth Writers.

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 Ontario Legislative Building in Toronto and have their work published on the Legislative Assembly of Ontario website.

Online applications are currently being accepted until November 4th, 2016.

For more information, you can visit http://discoveryportal.ontla.on.ca/en/youth-programs/youth-arts/youth-arts-program/speakers-award-youth-writers 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.

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