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The Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar 2012
The Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar


Contest updates, notes, late breaking news, and additions that came in past press time. For Market Notes, go to the Calls for Submissions page.

CWCC- 2013 | CWCC-2012 | CWCC 2012 TOC

FreeFall FLASH FICTION Contest 2013

Posted November 11, 2013

The Corner of 13th and 13th --Flash Fiction Contest

Write a story in 500 words or less about what happened on Friday September 13th, 2013 at one of the 13th Avenue and 13th Street intersections in the photos on the website. Choose any one you like; the setting does not have to remain in Calgary, but can be anywhere your imagination places it. Have fun and enter as many times as you like. Entry fee $13.00. First Prize $130.00 Contest Closes Friday December 13, 2013

Geist Postcard Story Contest Deadline Extended
New Deadline: February 15, 2012

Posted January 20, 2012

There's still time to enter Geist Postcard Story Contest. Get your entries in before February 15, 2012 for a chance at literary fame and fortune. Also, the deadline is fast approaching for the January Geist Emerging Writer of the Month. Submit your work before January 31, 2012 for a chance at publication. Please be sure to read our online guidelines.

Helen Sissons Canadian Children's Story Award
Deadline: March 22, 2012

Posted January 6, 2012

Helen Sissons Canadian Children's Story Award This award is a cash grant and is intended to encourage the development of literature for young children. For more Information and how to apply: Helen Isobel Sissons Flyer 2011.pdf. The deadline for submission as March 24, 2011.

Posted December 21, 2011


Of course this came in the day AFTER the CWCCs for 2012 were mailed out. The new email address for EVENT Magazine is event@douglascollege.ca Please change it in your address books. As of the end of April 2012, the old address will no longer be working after that time. (Bottom of page 29 in the 2012 CWCC)

Posted December 19, 2011

Wyn Lit 24 Contests

Karin tells me the dates may change in some of the months. Consult her website for up to date deadlines.

Posted February 4, 2012

Room Magazine's Annual Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest 2012

Calling all women writers: sharpen your pencils or fire up your laptop and send us your fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction contest entries.Deadline: Entries must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than June 15, 2012. Entry Fee: $30 per entry (includes a complimentary one-year subscription to Room). Non-Canadian entries: $42 Canadian dollars. Prizes: 1st prize in each category  $500, 2nd prize  $250. Winners will be published in a 2013 issue of Room. Other manuscripts may be published. Details and online entry available at: Room Magazine