*One entry form per submission.
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Thank you for submitting your work to the Power of the Pen Creative Writing Contest. Winners will be notified in December. All judged submissions will be available for pick-up at the awards ceremony or during the month of January at the Central Library.
Completing this form gives the Hamilton Public Library your consent to:
- Collect your personal information, which will only be used by the Hamilton Public Library or The Hamilton Spectator to communicate with you about the Power of the Pen contest;
- Use you/your child’s original written submission or photograph for publicity.*
*Publicity can include print materials such as posters, brochures, etc…, local and social media, in addition to online sites such as www.hpl.ca or www.thespec.com.
A printable version of the contest form is available here.
NOTE: Please do not put your name anywhere on your work. Your name must be on your entry form only.
Personal information contained on this form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990. MFIPPA\Regulations 29. The information collected will be used in the process of the library’s business. Questions regarding the collection of this information should be directed to the Director of Digital Technology. Freedom of Information Requests should be mailed to Hamilton Public Library, Privacy Officer, P.O. Box 2700, Hamilton, ON L8N 4E4.