Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Contests for love stories, short stories and poetry

Micro publisher Malinki Press (Dublin) invites entries for the Second Annual Love on the Road Writing Contest. First prize: $200. Submit a 5,000-word fiction or nonfiction story about love and travel. Selected stories will be published in the anthology Love on the Road 2014: Another Twelve Tales of Love and Travel. Reading fee: $10.
Deadline: July 31, 2014. Guidelines here.
 
Hello, Brian.
Could you please post a notice about the Dream Quest One poetry and short story contest?
Best wishes,
Andre L. West, Editor
www.dreamquestone.com

Dream Quest One Contests – summer 2014
Write a poem, thirty lines or fewer on any subject, or write a short story of five pages maximum (single or double line spacing), on any subject or theme, fiction or non-fiction. Multiple entries accepted.
Prizes:
Writing contest – 1st $500, 2nd $250, 3rd $100;
Poetry contest – 1st $250, 2nd $125, 3rd $50
All winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages, on September 20, 2014.
Entry fee: $10/short story, $5/poem.
Deadline: July 31, 2014. Complete rules here.

15th Annual "Ten Stories High" Short Story Competition
The Niagara Branch of the Canadian Authors Association is holding its “Ten Stories High” Fifteenth Annual Short Story Competition, open to all Ontario writers. Stories can be of any genre but must be previously unpublished and between 1,000 and 3,000 words in length. No personal essays, memoirs, children’s literature or non-fiction please. Only fiction and creative non-fiction will be accepted. 
For first Canadian rights, the top ten finalists will have their stories published in our anthology in March of 2015.
Due to the volume of entries, story evaluations will only be offered to the winning entries. Entries must be typed and double-spaced with the title appearing on each numbered page. Please include a separate sheet with your name, address, phone number, email address, precise word count and title. Also, please indicate where you heard about our contest. The entrant's name must not appear on the manuscript itself.
The entry fee is $15 per story, non-refundable. Multiple entries are welcome. Cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Authors Association - Niagara and mailed with your submission to Canadian Authors Association  Niagara Branch, “Ten Stories High.”

First prize: $300, second: $200, third: $100

Mail your entry to:
Canadian Authors Association, Niagara Branch
PO Box 1512
4 Queen Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3B0  

Deadline September 30, 2014. 
For more information visit the CAA Niagara website: www.canauthorsniagara.org


See Brian Henry’ schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge, Collingwood, Georgetown, Guelph, Hamilton, Kingston, London, Midland, Mississauga, Newmarket, Niagara on the Lake, Orillia, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Stouffville, Sudbury, Toronto, Halton, Kitchener-Waterloo, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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