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Explore the theme of waylay for the 2016 Kootenay Literary Competition and have a chance to win!

Writers from the entire Kootenay region are invited to enter the 2016 Kootenay Literary Competition in the categories of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry. Cash prizes and passes to the Elephant Mountain Literary Festival will be awarded to the first- and second-place winners in all three categories.

Deadline for entry is April 29th 2016. Winners will be announced at the June gala.

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We are an energetic, non-profit society. Find out how to get involved.

The Competition

Our annual literary competition celebrates local fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry.  Find out more.

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