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!

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

The Fiddlehead’s 23rd Annual Literary Contest!

Take your best shot at literary fame and fortune!  Enter to win the Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize or the Best Short Fiction Prize, with two honourable mentions in each category.  All submissions must be postmarked by December 1, 2o13.  For contest details see The Fiddlehead.  Best of luck!