Wednesday, August 1, 2018

John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award writing contest ~ $2,000 prize ~ Deadline Aug 15

Bruce Madole, winner of the
2017 John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award

The Friends of Dutton-Dunwich are accepting short stories, fiction, in English by Canadian authors. This is a contest that’s well worth entering ~Brian
$10 entry fee must accompany each entry (money order or cheque made payable to "Friends of Dutton Dunwich")
No e-mail submissions. Mail cheque or money order along with entry form and story to
Friends of Dutton Dunwich
194 Currie Rd.
Dutton, Ontario N0L 1J0

Entry forms are available on-line at
All authors, family and friends are invited to the Gala Award Presentation Ceremony where selected passages will be read. The evening will be a night of celebrating the writings of John Kenneth Galbraith. Following an evening of entertainment and refreshment, the winner will be announced and the presentation of a large cash prize of $2,000 and a cast pewter medallion - The John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award - will take place. On the reverse side of the medallion will be inscribed the winner's name and the year. This event will be held 7 p.m. October 13, 2018, the closest Saturday to Galbraith's birth date of October the 15, 1908, in the West Elgin Performing Arts Theatre 199 Currie Road, Dutton.

Barbara Baker, winner of the 2016 John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award
Deadline August 15, 2018. (No late postmarks accepted). Full submission guidelines here.

See Brian Henry’s schedule hereincluding writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kingston, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Saint John, NB, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.

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