Thursday, 19 June 2014

2014 Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest - DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2014

If you have writing within you that must be shared, we encourage you to enter the EMWF’s annual literary contest. Open internationally to new and modestly published writers, ages 16­ and older, the contest requires entrants to submit a short story (2500 words max.), poetry collection (of 5 poems or less), or one­-act play.

The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winners will be invited to read a short selection of one to two minutes from their work at the EMWF on Sunday Sept. 14, 2014.

Entry Requirements:

Include four copies of each submission*

On a cover page, include title, with your name address, phone number, and email. Name and contact info should not appear on other copies. Email entries will not be accepted

Manuscripts will not be returned

Finalists will be notified prior to the Festival, and winners will be announced at the Festival.

Submission Fee:

$15.00 (CDN) per entry. Cheques to be made payable to Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.

*A combination of entries may be sent in one envelope with one payment for all entries. (i.e. a short story and a poetry collection, and $30.00).

To Submit, mail four copies to:

Laurel Marsolais

39 Bushmills Cres.

Guelph, ON N1K 1T6

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2014

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