Offers prize and anthology publication for unpublished short fiction or creative nonfiction up to 10,000 words. Online submissions only. No simultaneous submissions. Writers can submit one story per quarter. Quarterly deadlines June 30, 2013; September 30, 2013; December 31, 2013.
Submissions must contain an element of the fantastic and it must be identifiably Canadian, either by being written by a Canadian, about Canadians, or by taking place in Canada. Entries should be between 1,500 and 5,000 words. Submission by regular mail only.
Accepting entries for the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award and Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests. Fiction entries should be one story of up to 10,000 words; creative nonfiction is one article up to 5,000 words. One poetry entry can be one, two or three poems with a total max of 150 lines.
Semiannual contest for unpublished chapbooks or poems or short stories 16-36 pages long. Submission period: April 1-May 31 and Sept. 1-Oct. 31 via online submission manager.
Annual fiction contest for previously unpublished short stories up to 5,000 words. 2014 contest judge is Kiran Desai. Submit using online submission manager or via regular mail.
Offers three prizes for short fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Submit via online submission manager only.
Awarded annually to the best unpublished short fiction on any theme up to 5,000 words in English. All U.S. entrants receive a complimentary copy of the spring prize issue. No electronic submissions.
Submit a previously unpublished collection of short stories of at least 150 words. Manuscripts that have been published in periodicals are not eligible. Authors cannot have a published book of fiction. Submit between Aug. 1 and Sept. 30 by regular mail only.
Submit an original, unpublished short story of no more than 2,500 words. Must be a resident of the U.S. and at least 21 years old. Send in via regular mail only.
Entries must be previously unpublished and fiction entries should be no longer than 25 typed, double-spaced pages. Poetry entries can include any number of poems up to 10 pages. Submit via Submittable or regular mail (make sure to mark outside of envelope “Fiction” or “Poetry”).