SPECIAL THANKS TO REBEL MOUNTAIN PRESS FOR ALL THEIR SUPPORT OVER THE LAST 6 YEARS!
Rebel Mountain Press has: -
-assisted the VIRL librarians in judging the submissions
-edited all the finalist's submissions and provided feedback to help the entrants improve their writing
-provided all the graphics for the cover and inside, plus highlighted student artwork
-donated the printing costs and provided free copies to each author and schools for the first 4 years. Thank you for your generosity. Now the printing has been taken over by VIRL. (sold to authors at cost)
-set up opportunities for authors to read at Word Vancouver, Bookfest , book launches at various libraries, appear on CHLY radio, plus an author reading and book signing at Chapters!
All selected authors and artists will be published in a book.
For 2021, Rebel Mountain Press will continue editing the finalists submissions but
THE BOOKS WILL BE PRINTED BY THE VIRL. CHOSEN FINALISTS WILL NOW HAVE TO PREORDER & PAY IN ADVANCE FOR A COPY OF THE BOOK FROM VIRL.
Vancouver Island Regional Libraries (VIRL) will continue to award bonus prizes for the top entries of each category-See contest details page.
Remember to check out the submission guidelines before you submit your work . (i.e) Please send as a word doc attachment) See contest details page. Send submissions to:
Molly Austin (Acquisitions) at
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021