Emily Carr 150 Poetry Contest

The City of Victoria Poet Laureate invites emerging poets living in the Capital Regional District to enter the Emily Carr 150 Poetry Contest.


Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Emily Carr's birth. The iconic Canadian painter and author was born in Victoria on December 13, 1871.

Submit an original poem for a chance to win some great prizes. Entry deadline is November 6, 2021. For information on how to enter, prize list, guidelines and more, visit victoria.ca/poetrycontest.