2023 Book Project Math Fiction

The CAFC is proud to announce that the Math Fiction is now open to all Canadians aged 5 to 14 years old. This project supports by TD bank and Paramount Study. Candidates are to sign up by June 16,  2023 11:59PM. We welcome all students regardless of their backgrounds and their disabilities. We even suggest that math and art instructors from all kinds of schools collaborate with us to make it a success. 

The short stories will be published in an anthology to motivate the students to learn and write. Other children will have a chance to use the book to learn about different math topics in a fun and engaging way. 

 The student will create one math story with numbers and give the solution + drawing related to the math story.

About “Math Fiction”: 

  • Ages 5-7: 
  • Ages 8-10: 
  • Ages 11-14: 

Selection criteria:

  • Candidates must be  Canadian citizens or permanent residents aged 5 to 14 years old and currently residing in Canada;
  • The artwork and text must demonstrate creativity while respecting the topic;
  • If a student is selected, they agree to forfeit all copyright to the submitted artwork and text. Full copyright shall be reserved to the Creative Arts Foundation of Canada. 

If you are selected:

Candidates who are selected will be notified by email no later than August 102023. Those selected will have their artwork and text published in an illustrated book. If necessary, The Creative Arts Foundation of Canada reserves the right to edit student’s text to fit in the book. The selected candidates will receive a certificate of participationa copy of the book and a souvenir. 

How to apply: 

Please send  a copy of your story including all illustrations to   math@cafccanada.org  by August 16 , 2023 11:59 pm.  Kindly send your text in a Word file, and  scan all images with a resolution of 300dpi. In your email, please make sure to state the candidate’s full name, date of birth, full home address, the school they attendand email.


CAFC created workshops to help you come up with ideas for the ”Math Fiction” competition. Students can contact CAFC by email to book a math workshop. The workshops aim at teaching children aged 5 to 12 years about math in a fun and engaging manner that will instill in them a love of mathematics for life.

Hope this will help you!

 Will James, one of our directors, is a teacher at the English Montreal School Board. He helped us promote the Math Fiction Project in various schools and present the project  to parents and children  during Annual General Meeting Mensa Canada – Montreal 2023.

Math Fiction workshops