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.

Polar Expressions Publishing’s 8th Annual Summer Writing Contest

Welcome to Polar Expressions Publishing's 2015 National Summer Writing contest.  It is open to Canadians and Canadian residents of all ages, and includes a separate division for younger writers.  If you would like the chance to be published, visit their website and read the rules and download an entry form.

Canada Review by Melodie Rae Storey

Canada is not your usual crime novel. How many crime novels have you read where the focus is less on the crime, and more on how the crime affects the children left behind? It is an unusual premise, but it works. Author Richard Ford masterfully turns the genre on its head with Canada, the story … Continue reading Canada Review by Melodie Rae Storey

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.