Tell it Slant: the Fiddlehead’s annual writing contest

This is your final reminder that the deadline for the Fiddlehead's 25th annual writing contest is December 1, 2015.  Poetry and short fiction.  See their website for details!

Prairie Fire: 2014 Contest Winners and 2015 Contest Entries

Prairie Fire has announced the winners of their 2014 writing contests (poetry, creative non fiction, fiction).  Come to their website and read some excerpts of the writing.

Scotiabank Giller Prize 2015 – why not enter?

Giller jury If you have a book published this year within the guidelines set by the information presented on this website, why not enter it in this year's Scotiabank Giller Awards?  You don't know unless you try.  Submissions deadlines here.

Prairie Fire’s annual writing contest open for 2015 entries now!!

Prairie Fire is now accepting entries for the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests. If you are a writer or an aspiring writer, go to Prairie Fire's website to read the contest details and deadlines.  November 30 is the deadline for entry but you may submit material any time.

CBC Literary Prizes – when to enter your work

Go to CANADA WRITES to learn more about the types of writing and prizes available to aspiring writers throughout 2015 and 2016.  This could be your big opportunity to be noticed and gain support for a career in writing.  Many notable Canadian writers got their start with this contest and you could be next. Categories … Continue reading CBC Literary Prizes – when to enter your work

Another Creative Nonfiction Writing Prize

CBC WRITES, part of CBC.CA, is sponsoring a number of writing prizes this year, and currently available is the CBC CREATIVE WRITING PRIZE.  The submission deadline is February 1, 2014.  Submit your 1200-1500 word unpublished and original work of creative nonfiction to the website and be in the running for not only a financial award … Continue reading Another Creative Nonfiction Writing Prize

Prism Magazine Writing Contests

Prism Magazine Writing Contests Prism International magazine, printed by UBC's Creative Writing Program, announced contests in creative non-fiction, fiction, and poetry.  Take a look at their website to learn more details, and start writing.