Wednesday 29 July 2015

Room's Annual CNF, Poetry & Fiction, and Cover Art Contests #writing #contest

General Guidelines
Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication or previously toRoom, and not entered simultaneously in any other contest.
Each entry cost $35 CAD to enter, and $7 CAD for each additional entry. For international entrants: $49 USD, and $7 USD. All submissions include a one-year subscription to Room. Additional entries do not include an additional free subscription. (Current subscribers will be given an extension on their subscription.)
We only use Submittable, a secure online submissions management tool, to manage our submissions. For more information about using Submittable, please check our Submissions page.
Judging will be blind. Please ensure that your name or any personal details are not included in your submission document; this includes the file name. (You will have a chance to include your contact information on the Submittable form).
You can only upload one document on Submittable. Cover letters are not necessary, but if you want to send us one, include your cover letter on the Submittable form.
Room publishes original work by women, which includes trans*persons, gender-variant and two-spirited women, and women of non-binary sexual orientation.
Previously commissioned Room writers and contest judges are barred from participating in subsequent contests atRoom.
Genre-Specific Rules
For fiction and creative non-fiction, one submission includes one short story or essay of up to 3,500 words.
We would prefer if you double spaced your prose.
One poetry submission includes up to three poems or 150 lines of poetry.
One cover art submission includes one artwork and an accompanying 100-word artist statement (please note that judging is blind and your name should not appear on your statement).
When submitting multiple poems, please begin your second and third poems on a new page, in the same document.

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