Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest

Hi, Brian.
Could you share the following information with your group?

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest is open internationally to new and modestly published writers, ages 16-plus. Submit a short story, poetry collection (of 5 poems or less), or one-act play. The best entry in each category will win a $100 prize.

Entry Requirements:
Include four copies of each submission.
On a cover page, include title, with your name address, phone number, and email. Name and contact info should not appear on other copies.
Manuscripts will not be returned.
Finalists will be notified prior to the Festival, and winners will be announced at the Festival.

Submission Fee:
$15 (CDN) per entry. Cheques to be made payable to Eden Mills Writers' Festival.
*A combination of entries may be sent in one envelope with one payment for all entries, e.g., a short story and a poetry collection, and $30.

To Submit:
Mail four copies to:
Laurel Marsolais
39 Bushmills Cres.
Guelph, ON  N1K 1T6

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2012
For more information email

Best wishes,
Laurel Marsolais

For information about all the annual writing contests in Canada, order the Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar, now $5 off the regular price, so just $15 at one of my workshops or weekly courses or $18.50 by mail including all taxes and shipping. For details,  email

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