It’s that time of the year. The Writers’ Union of Canada is hosting a Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers.
The Writers’ Union of Canada’s 24st Annual Short Prose Competition for Emerging Writers, for the best piece of fiction or nonfiction of up to 2,500 words, closes on February 1, 2017. A $2,500 prize will be awarded to the winner, and the entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three Canadian magazines for consideration.
The competition is open to Canadian residents who who have had no more than one book published in any genre (traditionally or self-published) and who are not currently under contract for a second book. Writers not yet published in book format are eligible. TWUC members and staff are not eligible. Entry fee is $29 per submission.
Enter online at https://writersunion.submittable.com/submit by 11:59 PM PST, Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Mailed-in entries can be sent (along with a $29 entry fee per submission) to The Writers’ Union of Canada at 460 Richmond Street West, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1Y1, postmarked by Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The winner will be announced in May 2017. For complete rules and regulations, please go to http://www.writersunion.ca/short-prose-competition. For a printer-friendly version, please click here.
The Writers’ Union of Canada
600 – 460 Richmond Street West
Toronto ON M5V 1Y1