Collins Writing Contest

34th Annual Collins Writing Contest: Beyond

Congratulations to the winners of our 2022 Collins Writing Contest!

A group of winners from the 2022 Collins Writing Contest

Please keep an eye on this page and our social media channels this fall for the announcement of our 2023 contest theme.

Grades 1-3

First: The Boy and the Dragon by Alexander Wong

Second: Robot Land by Hadassah Thiessen

Third: Eoin’s Adventures in the Beyond by Corbin Jones-Wilmot

Honourable Mention: The Boy and the Magic Bookworm by Wilson Cardwell

Honourable Mention: The Adventures of Zane by Sawyer Boychuk

Grades 4-6

First: Her Scars by Lily Healing

Second: A Distant Reality by Xander Rauch

Third: Border Wall by Kayla Mazurkewich

Honourable Mention: Beyond the Depths of the Earth by Darius Hawkes

Honourable Mention: All Because of War by Logan Driedger

Grades 7-9

First: The Hidden Winds by Sandi Buckley

Second: Beyond the Cave by Milana Zep

Third: In the Outside by Cassidy Landon

Grades 10-12

First: Sandstorm by Max Schenck

Second: Heightened Mind by Luhita Sharma

Third: The Pull of the Beyond by Iva Henheffer

Honourable Mention: Beyond the Canvas by Katheryn Larson


First: Voyage to the Corallax System by Richard William Larson

Second: The Choice by Glenda Bailey

Third: Company by Kara Friesen

Honourable Mention: The Mysterious Egg by Chelsea Shortall

Contest Trailers


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