Thursday, 5 June 2014

10th Annual ACCENTI Writing Contest - Deadline December 31, 2014, 11:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time

Contest Rules

The topic is open. Any type of entry that meets the submission criteria below is eligible. Multiple entries welcome.

Submission Criteria 

• The contest is open to prose works.
• Entries can be fiction, non-fiction or creative non-fiction.
• Entries must be previously unpublished and not under consideration by any other publication.
• Entries must be original and not a translation of a previously published work.
• Maximum length: 2000 words.
• IMPORTANT: No poetry, plays, reviews, and scholarly essays. No footnotes and endnotes. No pseudonyms.

• Submissions must be in Word or txt format.
• No email or fax submissions.


• Submissions must be in English.
• Submissions can be an English translation of the author's unpublished original work in another language.


The contest is open to all writers, established and emerging, worldwide.

Entry Fee

$20.00 per entry, non-refundable.


Blind judging.

Announcement of Results
Winners will be contacted in Spring 2015, and their names will subsequently be posted on Accenti Online.


• Top prize: $1000.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.
• Second Prize: $250.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.
• Third Prize: $100.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.

How to Submit
Each submission must be accompanied by a duly completed entry form and entry fee.

Click HERE to submit online.

If you have any questions, please write to:

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