Book Week 2013 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens
Young writers from across Canada, in grades 4 to 12, are invited to submit their stories and/or poems (fiction or non-fiction) to the Book Week 2013 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner from each grade will receive a $250 gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice. Two honourable mentions from each grade category will also receive $50 gift certificates.
Maximum length: 1,500 words.
Deadline: Entries post-marked by February 1, 2013.
Arc Poem of the Year Contest
Arc Poetry Magazine invites entries for the Arc Poem of the Year Contest. Grand prize: $5000. Shortlist: 50 shortlisted poems, pending permission of their authors, will be eligible for the Readers’ Choice Award (via online voting).
Length: 100 lines max. Entry fee: $32 (includes subscription). Deadline: February 1, 2013.
CBC Creative Nonfiction Competition
Entries of literary nonfiction are invited for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Competition. First prize: $6000, publication in enRoute magazine, two-week residency at The Banff Centre’s Leighton Artists’ Colony. The 4 runners-up will each receive $1,000, courtesy of the Canada Council for the Arts, and their stories will be published on the Canada Writes website.
Length: 1200-1500 words. Entry fee: $25 per entry. Deadline: February 1, 2013.
The 2013 Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar is available now. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced writer, if you’re looking for places to send your work, you should put contests on your list. The Canadian Writers’ Contest Calendar gives a full listing of contests in Canada arranged by deadline date. It lists contests for short stories, poetry, children’s writing, novels, and non-fiction – contests for just about everyone. The Calendar costs just $20 at one of Brian Henry's workshops or classes or $23.50 by mail (all taxes and shipping included).
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