Literary Contests from the Fiddlehead

24 December 2007


$1,000 Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem
$500 each for Two Runners-Up

$1,000 for Best Story
$500 each for Two Runners-Up

Add it up that’s 4,000 Dollars

General: No simultaneous submissions and no previously published (or accepted for publication) submissions. Do not include a SASE. Manuscripts will not be returned. No faxed or emailed submissions are allowed. The winning entries will be published in the Spring 2008 issue of The Fiddlehead (No. 235) and on our web site. The winning authors will be paid for publication in addition to
their prizes. Vetting is blind. Do not put your name and address on your manuscript. Instead include a cover page with the title(s) of your submission, which genre (short fiction or poetry), and your name and address, phone number, and email address.
One Fiction Entry is one story of up to 25 pages. One Poetry Entry is up to 3 poems with no more than 100 lines per poem

Entry Fee $30 (CAD) for Canadian entries and $36 (USD) for U.S. and overseas entries. Make your cheque or money order payable to The Fiddlehead and enclose it with your entry. The entry fee includes a one year subscription to The Fiddlehead. You may enter multiple times, but only your first entry in each category will be eligible for a subscription. Deadline: December 15, 2007
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Send Entries to:

The Fiddlehead Contest
Campus House,
11 Garland Court
UNB PO Box 4400
Fredericton NB
E3B 5A3 Canada

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