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Askew's Word on the Lake Writing Contest


  [Shuswap Association of Writers]

PO Box 1134

Salmon Arm BC V1E 4P3





The Word on the Lake Writing Contest is open to all writers eighteen years and older. All contest entries must be original material whose copyright resides with the
submitter, and cannot have been previously published (including self-published), be currently
accepted for publication, be a current entry in another contest, or have been a winner in another
contest prior to the deadline.


  • Submission Instructions/Form

  • Cost to Enter: $15

  • Submission Deadline: Feb 28, 2022

  • First Prize: $150 cash prize plus a 2020 festival package including banquet (a $265 value).

  • Second Prize: $75 cash prize plus a banquet ticket for Saturday night’s award ceremony (a $40 value).

  • Other: Honourable Mention winner in each category receives a $50 cash prize plus a banquet ticket for Saturday night’s award ceremony (a $40 value).

Askew's Word on the Lake Writing Contest is listed in the following categories:

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