• Contest open to all Marianopolis students only
  • Submission accepted until April 12th, 2021 (11:59 pm EST) 
  • Authorized formats: Word and PDF files ONLY
  • We accept texts in English and/or French
  • All texts must be essays, discussions, interviews, and reviews relating to speculative fiction (books, movies, video games with strong narrative/storyline)
  • A text previously submitted in a classroom context is accepted as a submission 
  • Between 500-1500 words (please include a word count)
  • Only 1 submission per person allowed
  • All work must be genuine, no plagiarism allowed
  • The final version must be sent to with the title “Writing Contest – LAST NAME_first name
  • Any infringement of the above rules will result in the removal of your submission
  • Review criteria include:
    • Originality
    • Clarity
    • Relevance
    • Grammar and overall presentation
  • If you have any specific questions, please contact Jasmine Lu, Daisy Lu or Kai Ming Wang (Through MIO or Messenger)
  • You can also reach us through our official Facebook and Instagram pages → FB: ImaginAtlas → IG: imagin.atlas 


1st place50$ gift card (Saga Bookstore) + text published on our website
2nd place25$ gift card (Saga Bookstore) + text published on our website
3rd place10$ gift card (Saga Bookstore) + text published on our website
4th & 5th placeText published on our website

* By submitting your text, you agree to the rules of this contest and accept to have your text published on our website, should you win. If a participant requests it, their text can be published anonymously.

**Please indicate in your submission your preferred method of contact (Mio, E-mail or Messenger). The default will be your email.