Indie Authors: Enter a Province-Wide Writing Contest!

March 26, 2019 | Wendy B.

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Are you an indie/self-published author based in Ontario? Do you have a novel burning a hole in your hard drive? From April 1 to 31, you can submit it to the Ontario Author Project for a chance to win a cash prize and promotional opportunities. 


The winners of this contest will receive:

  • $500 each in adult and young adult categories
  • Honors at the Public Library Association Conference 2020 reception in Nashville
  • Opportunities to promote your book(s) at Ontario public libraries
  • Inclusion in a full-page print spread in Library Journal.


Each book that is submitted to the contest must be:

  • Independently published
  • For adults or young adults (all fiction genres welcome)
  • Written by an Ontario resident
  • Available in either ePUB or PDF file.

How to Enter

Starting April 1st, you will be able to submit your novel via the Ontario Author Project page

The Ontario Author Project is presented in partnership with Library Journal and Biblioboard