Monday, January 31, 2022
$15 Canadian, which goes directly to supporting the Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival
First Place: $150 cash prize, a 2022 festival registration package (approximately a $200 value), and a $40 voucher for meals at this year’s festival venue, Sorrento Centre retreat and conference centre
Second Place: $75 cash prize, plus a $40 voucher for meals at this year’s festival
Honourable Mention: $50 cash prize, plus a $40 voucher for meals at this year’s festival
Additionally, all winners will be published in the 2022 Askew’s Word on the Lake Anthology, and will receive copies of the anthology in print and ebook.
Whether you’re an established or emerging writer, the Askew’s Word on the Lake Writing Contest has a place for you. Part of the Word on the Lake Writers’ Festival in Salmon Arm, BC, the contest is open to submissions in short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The contest submission period opens on January 3, 2022, and submissions can be emailed up to midnight Pacific time, January 31, 2022.