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.

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 Writes–CBC 2015 Poetry Competition Now Open!

The 2015 CBC Poetry Competition is now open! WHAT YOU CAN WIN: WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished, poem or poetry collection. The entry must be between 400 and 600 words. WHEN: Competition runs from April 1 to June 1. WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. HOW: While the competition is active, submit online … Continue reading Canada Writes–CBC 2015 Poetry Competition Now Open!

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

PRISM International Poetry and Fiction Contest Winners

PRISM International, the journal of the Creative Writing program at UBC, has published the winners of the 2014 Poetry and Fiction Contest.  Read all about it in the latest issue, Summer 2014, available now at Selkirk College Library.