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Canton Writes Announces 14th Annual Call for Entries

Canton residents are invited to sharpen their pencils, dust off their typewriters, or boot up their word processors and participate in this year’s Canton Writes


Awards to be given for the following age groups: K-2nd, 3rd-5th, Middle School, High School, and Adult

Categories: Short Story, Poem, or Non-Fiction / Memoir (limit of one entry per category)

Length: maximum of 1,000 words 

Submit entrees by April 12th via email in Word compatible format to with 

a submission form available here

Winners will be announced in June and will have the opportunity to read their work at the Awards Night Ceremony in late June

The Canton Writes 2023 print edition will be available for purchase 

Canton Writes is sponsored by the Friends of the Canton Public Library and the Canton Citizen