WordsThaw

Get ready to mark the coming of spring with WordsThaw, The Malahat Review’s Literary Symposium in March.

WordsThaw

About: Since 2013, The Malahat Review has invited dozens of poets, novelists, short fiction writers, and journalists to mark the coming of spring with a symposium celebrating Canadian literature. Held each year at the University of Victoria, the event brings together writers, students, editors, publishers, and others with an interest in creative writing for a weekend of readings, panel discussions, workshops, and socializing.

For more information visit the WordsThaw site.

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ISLANDS SHORT FICTION CONTEST FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND AND GULF ISLANDS WRITERS

Islands Short Fiction contest

Over $2000 in cash and prizes will once again be awarded to Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands writers as the Islands Short Fiction Contest returns for 2016.

Co-sponsored by the Nanaimo Arts Council, the Vancouver Island Regional Library, and the Vancouver Island University Department of Creative Writing and Journalism, the contest seeks entries of up to 2000 words in three categories: Adult (19 and over), Youth (13 to 18), and Junior (12 and under).

The entry deadline is March 21, 2016. Entry forms are available here and at the Nanaimo Arts Council Creative Space (#4 Commercial St., Nanaimo). A $20 fee is charged per adult entry. Winners will be announced at a reception in Nanaimo in April.


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Pulp Literature

is looking for any genre or between-genre work of literature (up to 75 pages in length), or visual art (black and white) .

“Short stories, novellas, poetry, comics, illustrations — bring it on. We do not publish non-fiction, memoir, or children’s stories. Aside from that we want anything entertaining and well written.”  For more details click here


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