Thursday, June 11, 2015

Galbaith Award $2,000 for one short story; Also, Eden Mills contests, Dreamquest poetry contest & Passion Poetry

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Eden Mills Writers' Festival Literary Contest
Open internationally to aspiring or and modestly published writers, over the age of 16.
Contest categories: Short story (2500 words max.), Poetry collection (of 5 poems or less), or
One-act play. The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winners will be invited to read a short selection of one to two minutes from their work at the Eden Mills Writers Festival on Sunday Sept. 13, 2015. Submission Fee: $15.00 (CDN) per entry.
Deadline: July 31, 2015.
Eden Mills is also running poetry contests for teens and children (deadline July 31) and a Fringe Contest (deadline Aug 2).
Guidelines for all Eden Mills contests 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.

 

John Kenneth Galbraith, economist
and adviser to President Kennedy

John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award writing contest ~ $2,000 prize. I highly recommend this contest. ~ Brian

The Friends of Dutton-Dunwich are happy to announce their 2015 Writing Contest which is open to any Canadian author. The winners are announced and celebrated at a gala ceremony to honour Dunwich’s son, John Kenneth Galbraith, noted economist, statesman and author. It’s a grand evening of readings, music, good friends and refreshments. This great time is open to the authors and the public at no charge
First place: $2,000
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Word count limited to 3,000 to 3,500 words.
Entry fee: $10.
Full contest rules here. Entry form here.  

Semi-annual print journal Passion: Poetry welcomes submissions for their next issue. Accepts poetry, photography and artistic images. Theme: Love, nature, and learning.
Deadline: August 1, 2014. Guidelines here.

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

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