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Toronto Star, Toronto Public Library resume short story contest

The Toronto Star and the Toronto Public Library have begun their 2023 Short Story Contest. The contest, now in its 45th year, is open until March 1 at <>. The winning story will be published in the newspaper and its website. The first-place winner will also receive $5,000, as well as the tuition fee for one of two creative writing programs at the Humber School for Writers. The second-place winner will receive $2,000, while the third-place winner will receive $1,000. The contest is open to residents of Ontario. The winners will be selected by a judging panel from the Humber School for Writers.

“Once again, the library is proud to support this incredible contest,” said Vickery Bowles, city librarian at the Toronto Public Library. “This is a wonderful opportunity for writers and storytellers to have their creative work recognized. We are always inspired by the wide range and diversity of submissions, and we encourage writers across Ontario to share their unique stories.”

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