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Annual Prose & Poetry Contest 2014

CONTEST CLOSEs DEC 31, 2014

New $1700.00 in prize money
1st Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $500 Sponsored by Frontenac House and FreeFall
2nd Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $250. Sponsored by The Alexandra Writers’ Centre Society
3rd Prize (Poetry and Fiction) $75.00 Sponsored by Carol Mock
Honourable Mention (Poetry and Fiction) $25.00 Sponsored by Shelley McAneeley

Winners will be published in Volume XXV Number 2

Guest Editor/Judge

John Vigna will be our guest editor/judge for the 2014 contest. John’s first book, Bull Head was published to critical acclaim in Canada and the US. It was selected by Quill & Quire as an editor’s pick of the year and was a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. He was named one of the “10 writers to watch” by CBC books. John is a recipient of the Dave Greber Award for Freelance Writers and a winner of the sub-Terrain Lush Triumphant fiction contest.
Marina Endicott

Contest Rules 2014

Entry fee: $25.00 (includes one year subscription for your first entry only)*
AWCS Members $10.00
Additional entries $5.00 (at time of original entry only)

Maximum 3000 words prose, or 5 poems per entry.
Both Electronic entries and Mailed entries must be received on or before December 31st, 2014.
Only previously unpublished work may be entered. No simultaneous entries.
Prose entries must be:
Double spaced with a title
Page number at the top of each page
NO authors name on manuscript

Poetry entries must be
Single spaced
NO author’s name on manuscript
Poems that run more than one page require a title and page number at the top of each page.

Mailed Submissions General Formatting page size: 8.5” X 11” , all margins: 1.5”, 12 pt Times New Roman font.

Please Note - Short listed entries may be selected for publication to round out the issue and will be paid the standard rate.

To download a pdf entry form to mail in your entry click here.

Enter On -Line and pay with PayPal (you do not need to have a PayPal account to pay with PayPal) and you may use your credit card.

* out of country entrants will receive a digital edition subscription unless they wish to pay the postage.

Previous Annual Contest Winners


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