Lake journal non-fiction contest

15 June 2012

Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment invites creative non-fiction

submissions on the topic “Places That Shape Us.” Lake publishes essays,

creative writing and visual art related to the environment.

The winner will receive $250 and publication in issue #8 of Lake.

Non-fiction may include personal essay, lyric essay, narrative essay, and memoir.

The $20 entrance fee includes a one-year subscription to Lake, starting with issue #7.

Entries should consist of a double-spaced, computer-printed copy with no name or

other identifying marks on the manuscript.

The deadline for this contest is June 15, 2012 EXTENDED UNTIL JULY 15 2012.

Enclose a SASE if you would like your manuscript returned.

Lake is published out of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British

Columbia, Okanagan campus. This contest is sponsored by Meiklejohn Architects Inc.

For further contest and submission details, visit us at:

Please follow all submission guidelines carefully to avoid disqualification.

Send all submissions to:

LAKE, Dept. of Creative Studies

FIN 161

University of British Columbia

3333 University Way

Kelowna, BC

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Lake does not accept email submissions. Please print economically by using both sides of the page.

The Lake encourages you to share these contest details with any interested and relevant parties,

such as creative writing classes, environmental awareness organizations, eco-artists, and other writing groups.

Contact Nancy Holmes at 250-807-9369 or for more information.

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