Submissions to our annual contest are open. Contest closes on July 15, 2014.
Categories: Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction
First prize: $500 + publication in Room
Second prize: $250 + publication in Room
Honourable mention: publication on Room's website
For fiction and creative non-fiction, one submission includes one short story or essay of up to 3,500 words.
For poetry, one submission includes up to three poems or 150 lines of poetry. All submissions include a one-year subscription to Room. If you wish to submit more than one piece, you may do so for an extra $5 per entry. Additional entries do not include an additional free subscription.
We would prefer if you double spaced your prose. If submitting multiple poems, please begin your second and all subsequent poems on a new page.
Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication, and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition.
No entries will be accepted from previously commissioned Room writers or Room Contest judges.