Monday, July 23, 2012

Surrey international Writers’ Conference Writing Contest

The SiWC Writing Contest is held each year in four categories:

SIWC Storyteller's Award: short stories 2,500 – 5,000 words
SIWC Non-fiction Award: maximum length 1,500 words
SiWC Writing For Young People Award: maximum length 1,500 words
SIWC Poetry Award: one poem per submission: NEW this year! 100 lines max.

Deadline: All entries must be postmarked by 4 p.m., Friday September 14, 2012.
Submission fee: $15

Prizes:
Storyteller's Award: 1st Place $1,000 and publication in anthology, which will be for sale during the conference; Honourable Mention(s) $150 each.
Nonfiction Award: 1st Place $1,000 and anthology; Honourable Mention(s) $150 each.
Writing For Young People 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.

Full regulations and instructions for submitting here.

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond

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