Poetry Competition 2017

The Life of Words sponsors an annual poetry competition open to Ontario high school students. News about the 2017 competition will be published on this page. Last year’s competition page is archived here.

22 April – 2017 poetry competition is officially closed! Thanks for all the great submissions.

[PS. in case you missed the deadline, we’ll accept late entries until next Monday, the 24th, at midnight.]


21 April – TODAY! is the last day to submit a poem to our 2017 poetry competition.

We’ve received lots of submissions already — keep ’em coming!


18 April – Last few days to submit a poem!!

Competition closes this Friday, April 21st.


6 Mar – Life of Words 2017 Competition Flyer Released

Here is our flyer announcing the competition and its rules:

[download high quality PDF here]