Public Interest Alberta is proud to announce an essay contest!

We want to know: What does a just future for all look like in Alberta? How do we ensure a future with economic, social, and climate justice at the core? 

This contest is open to young people (aged 14 - 30) and you can enter in any format:

  • 500 word essays
  • 3 - 5 minute videos 
  • Songs and poems
  • Visual entries including paintings, collage, drawings 
  • Tactile and sculptural entries 
  • Anything you can think of that can show your vision for a just and equitable Alberta! 

Prizes: All prizes are gift certificates to Glass Bookshop, an independent Edmonton-based book store focused on Canadian writing with special attention paid to LGBTQ2SIA and IBPOC writers, as well as the independent publishers who help to produce their work.

  • $250 Gift Certificate 
  • $100 Gift Certificate
  • $50 Gift Certificate

Deadline for Entry: October 28, 2022 at 11:59pm.

Email your submission to our Director of Communications Laura at [email protected]. Please include your name, age, pronoun, and any websites or social media usernames you'd like us to share!

If you have a physical or tactile entry for consideration, Laura would be happy to make arrangements with you!