2015 SLS-DISQUIET Literary Contest

Summer Literary Seminars have begun a new collaboration with DISQUIET – winners of 2015’s literary contest will be rewarded with tuition, airfare, and accommodations at the 2015 DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal. Not too shabby! Note: there is a mandatory $17 application fee for each entry. Contest winners in the categories of fiction, poetry,…… Continue reading 2015 SLS-DISQUIET Literary Contest

Vallum Poetry Contest

Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is now accepting original and previously unpublished submissions for the annual Vallum Award for Poetry 2014. First Prize: $750, Second Prize: $250, + publication in the magazine. Deadline: July 15th, 2014. Contest Judge: George Elliott Clarke. Some of the best poets in the world have graced the pages of Vallum. Get your word on! Entry Fee:…… Continue reading Vallum Poetry Contest

The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize

The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto—April 29— The Walrus Foundation is proud to announce the third annual Walrus Poetry Prize, generously supported by the Hal Jackman Foundation. “I’m really proud that our poetry prize is now in its third year, and that the incredible Amanda Jernigan is…… Continue reading The Walrus Foundation Announces the Third Annual $5,000 Walrus Poetry Prize


  OPEN YOUR EARS AND SHARPEN YOUR PENCILS! MUSICWORKS’ 4th ANNUAL “SONIC GEOGRAPHY” WRITING CONTEST NOW OPEN Juried contest offers top three winners cash prizes and publication in Canada’s acclaimed magazine about experimental music and sound art DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS MAY 16, 2014 For immediate release: TORONTO, CANADA—Musicworks’ 2014 contests are now open to receive entries…… Continue reading MUSICWORKS’ 4th ANNUAL “SONIC GEOGRAPHY” WRITING CONTEST NOW OPEN

Call for Submissions – The Royal Society of Literature

Here is a wonderful opportunity to be published with the Royal Society of Literature! The Royal Society of Literature is delighted to announce that we are now accepting entries for the sixteenth V.S. Pritchett Memorial Prize, awarded for the best unpublished short story of the year. The winner will receive a prize of £1000 and…… Continue reading Call for Submissions – The Royal Society of Literature

Quebec Writing Competition

Now Open!   The competition deadline is 11:59 pm on May 31st, 2014. Please click here for information about the Quebec Writing Competition: cbc.ca/qwc Click here for complete rules and regulations: cbc.ca/montreal/features/writingcompetition/rules   A partnership between CBC Quebec, the Quebec Writers’ Federation, Maisonneuve magazine andVéhicule Press, the Quebec Writing Competition recognizes the best original, unpublished stories by Quebec’s English-language writers.

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EVENT 2014 Non-Fiction Contest

Here you’ll find everything you need to know to enter our annual Non-Fiction Contest. To get a feel for what we like to publish, pick up a previous copy of EVENT. Contest winners feature in every winter issue since 1989. Otherwise, grab a pen, some paper—okay fine, grab your computer—and prepare to write. $1500 in prizes…… Continue reading EVENT 2014 Non-Fiction Contest

Exile Short Fiction and Poetry Competitions

The deadlines for Exile’s $15,000 Short Fiction Competition and $2,500 Poetry Competition are approaching – March 31, and April 21, respectively. Here is the link to details and entry forms: http://www.theexilewriters.com/poetry-and-fiction-competitions/ Big prizes! Consider these for yourself (if you are a writer) or pass along the info to friends and/or associates!

Narrative Winter Story Contest

The Winter Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication. • $2,500 First Prize • $1,000 Second Prize • $500 Third Prize • Ten finalists receive $100 each. Deadline: Sun., Mar. 31, at midnight, PDT. See the Guidelines. Read prior winners, and view recent awards won by Narrative authors. We are committed to paying our authors,…… Continue reading Narrative Winter Story Contest