Friday, January 29, 2010

First book competition for fiction, creative nonfiction & poetry

Join The Writer’s Studio at Simon Fraser University in celebrating our tenth anniversary by entering our 1st Book Competition. We’re looking for original, book-length manuscripts in creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, written in English by emerging Canadian writers who have not previously published a book.

Creative nonfiction includes personal essays, memoir, travel writing, philosophy, biography, literary journalism, and personal narrative collections.

The winners and short lists will be announced in the fall of 2010. The winning manuscripts in each genre will be published by Vancouver’s Anvil Press in 2011.

Submissions are restricted to complete and unpublished manuscripts, of no more than 90,000 words for creative nonfiction or fiction or 100 pages for poetry.
There is a $55 entry fee per submission.
Deadline: May 31, 2010.
Complete entry requirements and entry form here.

Note: For information about Brian Henry's writing workshops and creative writing courses, see here.

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