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Prairie Fire Press - McNally Robinson Booksellers Writing Contest


Deadline: November 30th

Eligibility: All entries must be original, unpublished, and not have been submitted elsewhere either for publication or broadcast, or for another competition.

Prairie Fire Press, Inc.
423 - 100 Arthur St.
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1H3
Phone: 204-943-9066
FAX: 204-942-1555
E-Mail: prfire@mts.net
Website: http://www.prairiefire.ca

Description: Bliss Carman Poetry Award -- Deadline: November 30, annually. $1000, $500, $250 cash prizes. One, two or three poems per entry, totalling no more than 150 lines in all. The first prize winner also receives a replica of Bliss Carman's silver and turquoise ring. First prize and ring sponsored by The Banff Centre for the Arts. Short Fiction Contest -- Deadline: November 30, annually. $1000, $500, $250 cash prizes. One story per entry. Minimum 1,500 words, maximum 15,000 words. Creative Non-Fiction -- Deadline: November 30, annually. $1000, $500, $250 cash prizes. One article per entry. Maximum 5,000 words.

Further Details: $27 entry fee per contest which includes a one-year (4 issues) subscription to Prairie Fire magazine for the first entry in each category only. Winning entries are published in Prairie Fire, the authors paid for publication.

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