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Upcoming Writing Contests/Submissions April – August 2012


Here are some upcoming writing contests:


Writers Union of Canada 16th Annual Writing for Children Competition

Prize: $1500.00 – finalists and winners will have their story submitted to three Canadian children’s publishers.

Deadline: April 24, 2012

Entry fee: $15.00


Malahat Review 2012 Far Horizons Award for Poetry

Prize: $1000.00 CDN

Entry fee: $25 CDN/$30USD/$35 elsewhere

Deadline: May 1, 2012

Malahat Review Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize 2012

Prize: $1000.00

Essay, memoir or literary journalism = creative nonfiction

Deadline: August 1, 2012


Malahat Review University of Victoria 50th Anniversary Prize

Prize: $2,200.00

Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Dramatic Monologue

Deadline: August 15, 2012