ISLANDS SHORT FICTION CONTEST FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND AND GULF ISLANDS WRITERS
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.
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 We do not publish non-fiction, memoir, or children’s stories.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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