The Canadian Authors Association, Niagara, calls for submissions for its annual Fifteen Stories High short story contest (previously known as the Ten Stories High competition, but they’ve grown).
Stories are open to all Ontario writers. Stories can be of any genre but must be previously unpublished fiction or creative nonfiction and remain unpublished until contest results are announced. Minimum 1,000 to a maximum of 3,000 words. For first Canadian rights, the top ten finalists will have their stories published in our anthology which will be launched at the St. Catharines Library. March 24, 2018.
Prizes: First Prize $300; Second Prize $200; Third Prize $100.00
The entry fee is $15 per story. Multiple entries are welcome but limited to 3.
Deadline September 30, 2018. Guidelines and submission details here.
Note: The Canadian Authors Association Niagara branch is sponsoring a Writing and Revising workshop Saturday, Sept 29, in St. Catharines (see here) and the Waterloo-Wellington branch is sponsoring a How to Build Your Story workshop with guest speaker Hannah Mary McKinnnon Saturday, Oct 20, in Waterloo (see here).
See Brian’s complete current schedule here, including Saturday writing workshops, weekly writing classes, and weekend retreats in Algonquin Park, Alliston, Bolton, Barrie, Brampton, Burlington, Caledon, Collingwood, Georgetown, Georgina, Guelph, Hamilton, Jackson’s Point, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Midland, Mississauga, New Tecumseth, Oakville, Ottawa, Peterborough, St. Catharines, Sudbury, Toronto, Windsor, Woodstock, Halton, Muskoka, Peel, Simcoe, York Region, the GTA, Ontario and beyond.