Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Surrey International Writers' Conference Writing Contest

The Surrey International Writers' Conference Writing Contest is open to all writers 18 years and older.

Four Categories:
SIWC Storyteller's Award: short stories 3,500 — 5,000 words
SIWC Non-fiction Award: maximum length 1,500 words
SIWC Poetry Award: one poem per submission: 40 lines max.
SIWC Writing For Young People Award: short stories, maximum length 1,500 words

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by 4 p.m., Friday, September 10, 2010.
Entry fees: $15 per submission.

Prizes:
Storyteller's Award: 1st Place $1,000 and anthology; Honourable Mention(s) $150 each.
Nonfiction Award: 1st Place $1,000 and anthology; Honourable Mention(s) $150 each.
Poetry Award: 1st Place $1,000 and anthology; Honourable Mention(s) $150 each.
All winning entries will be published in the Writing Contest anthology which will be available at the conference Friday evening, immediately following the announcement of the winners.

Complete rules and submission infor here: http://www.siwc.ca/contest/

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