The CZP / Rannu Fund For Writers of Speculative Literature

8 April 2012

Submission period: March 1, 2012 – May 31, 2012

Winners announced: September 1, 2012

Submit entries WITHIN THE BODY OF YOUR E-MAIL to:

 rannufund (at) gmail (dot) com

ABSOLUTELY NO ATTACHMENTS. Your submission will be deleted unread if it is in an attachment.

$10.00 CDN or U.S. fee per entry, or $15.00 CDN or U.S. to enter both fiction and poetry categories. Please pay only via PayPal to rannufund (a) gmail (dot) com

All entries must be in English. If writing in a language other than English, please provide a translation. 

All entries in both fiction and poetry MUST be “speculative literature” in content; in other words: science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, alternate history, steampunk, etc. Non-genre entries will be automatically disqualified, and will not receive a refund.

PLEASE NOTE that all judging will be blind. 


Poetry Award: $500 prize

-submit up to 5 poems (unpublished work), not to exceed 10 pages
-single-spaced
-plain text format
– _underlines_ to mark bold or italics
-include name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
-include a one-paragraph biography

 Fiction Award: $500 prize

-submit one short story or a novel excerpt (unpublished work) of no more than 7,000 words
-double-spaced
-if submitting a novel excerpt, include a brief synopsis
-plain text format
– _underlines_ to mark bold or italics
-include name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
-include a one-paragraph biography

 Two Honourable Mentions in each category will win $50.

Visit the website: http://rannu.webs.com/entryrules.htm

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