The Malahat Review, Canada’s premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for our annual Open Season Awards. An exciting spring showcase of literary excellence, Open Season bestows a prize of $1,000 in each of three marquee categories: poetry, short fiction, and creative nonfiction. Poetry: no longer than 100 lines, each poem, …
Submit a manuscript between 50 and 75 pages. Previously published work is eligible.
Submit up to 10 unpublished haiku on three separate 3×5 cards. Contest held by the Haiku Society of America.
Awarded annually to the two best book-length manuscripts of original poetry submitted in an open competition. Submissions are considered for both prizes. Submit manuscripts between 60 and 90 pages.
Semiannual contest for unpublished chapbooks or poems or short stories 16-36 pages long. Submit via online submission manager.
Submit up to three poems, max 120 lines each, by regular mail or online submission manager. Final judge is William Trowbridge.
Submit a novel, novella or collection of stories between 150 and 350 pages. Also awards an original manuscript of poems between 50 and 70 pages by a writer who already has published at least one full-length book of poetry, not including chapbooks. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.
Submit prose, creative nonfiction or poetry on the topic of tobacco. Max 500 words. Submit by regular mail or online submission manager.
Submit fiction or nonfiction up to 22 pages or one to three poems (max 10 pages) using the online submission manager. Creative nonfiction judged by Jill Christman, poetry judged by Mark Neely and fiction judged by Rachel Basch.
Submit one fiction or nonfiction submission, max 7,000 words, or up to three poems. Judged by Richard Siken (poetry), Lily Hoang (fiction/prose) and Kiese Laymon (nonfiction).