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2014 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize

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Friday, August 1, 2014


Entry Fees

$35 CAD for Canadian entries;
$40 US for American entries;
$45 US for entries from Mexico and outside North America.
$15 CAD for each additional entry (from anywhere)


$1,000 CAD to one winner.


The Malahat Review, Canada’s premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for its Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize. The Constance Rooke CNF Prize is awarded to the best work submitted to the magazine’s annual contest for a genre that embraces, but is not limited to, the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, and biography, all enhanced by such elements as description, dramatic scenes, dialogue, and characterization.

The entry must be between 2,000 and 3,000 words. Please indicate word count on the first page. Entrants receive a one-year subscription to The Malahat Review. Entries already published, accepted, or submitted elsewhere are ineligible. No entries will be returned, even if accompanied by an SASE.

For complete contest details, and to submit entries electronically, please visit: http://malahatreview.ca/contests/creative_non-fiction_prize/info.html

Contact Information

The Malahat Review
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2



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