Creative Writing Competition

1pen is a creative writing competition open to registered students at universities and colleges across Canada pursuing an undergraduate degree or equivalent at the time of submission. The deadline for submitting a work is February 28th, 2022.

See below for all information pertaining to the writing competition, including guidelines, competition FAQs, the 2022 Jury, where to submit and more.

Please follow the listed guidelines before submitting to ensure your piece can be considered a valid entry.


Top finalist: $750

Top 2 subsequent finalists: $100

Finalists will also be featured in ACCUTE's quarterly journal The Angle

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