Monday, January 21, 2013

The Toronto Star Short Story Contest – 1st prize: $5,000

The 3 finalists from last year's contest: Olivia 
Anastasia Arnaud 2nd place for her story "After Red," 
Tom McMillan, 1st place for "Survivors," 
and Deepa Shankaran,3rd place for "The Rabbit."
Awards: $5,000, $2,000, $1,000 and 7 awards of $200, and publication in The Toronto Star
Eligibility: Canadian citizen or resident, 16 years or older
Entry fee: $5
Entries last year: 2,000
Maximum length: 2,500 words
Deadline: Feb 27
See submission details here.

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).
To order, email brianhenry@sympatico 

See Brian Henry's schedule here, including writing workshops and creative writing courses in Kingston, Peterborough, Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Georgetown, Milton, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Dundas, Kitchener, Guelph, London, Woodstock, Orangeville, Newmarket, Barrie, Orillia, Gravenhurst, Sudbury, Muskoka, Peel, Halton, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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