Archive for April 1st, 2015

The New Quarterly – (TNQ) Contest Listings – (Must be a Canadian citizen or resident)

1 April 2015

Deadline April 13th, 2015. We are interested in essays of any length, on any topic, in which the writer’s personal engagement with the topic provides the frame or through-line. There is no restriction on essay length or subject matter, but the author must be a Canadian citizen or resident.

We offer a $1,000 prize for the winning essay; all submissions will be considered for paid publication ($250) in the magazine.

Entry fee: $40 per submission. Each submission includes a one-year Canadian subscription (or subscription extension) to The New Quarterly.

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Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Contest: Deadline May 28th, 2015. This contest, is named in honour of Peter Hinchcliffe, who was instrumental in the founding of the magazine and has made an impact in the lives of many students in his longstanding role as lecturer at St. Jerome’s University. 

The $1000 top prize will be awarded for a work of short fiction by a Canadian (citizen or resident) writer who has not yet published a first novel or short story collection.  Though there is only one top prize, all submissions will be considered for paid publication ($250) in the magazine. All submissions will be judged blind.

Entry fee: $40 per submission. Each submission includes a one-year Canadian subscription (or subscription extension) to The New Quarterly.

Submissions are accepted here: https://newquarterly.submittable.com/submit

Highfield Press Spring Essay Contest 2015

1 April 2015

HIGHFIELD PRESS – “Picture Worth 1000 Words” Spring 2015 Essay Contest

$1,000 Grand Prize and online publication. Writer retains all rights.

Highfield Press invites you to submit an unpublished essay (500-1000 words) inspired by the theme, “Spring Fever.” Submission may be a personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, commentary, travel piece, historical account, biography, or short story. It must reflect the inspirational photo shown on the website, and theme of the contest.

$20 ENTRY FEE.

Deadline April 30th, 2015.

Visit the website: http://highfieldpress.wix.com/contests

Last Call! 2015 Emerging Playwrights Contest

1 April 2015
The Dennis & Victoria Ross Foundation and OHenry Productions are pleased to announce the first annual Emerging Playwrights ContestWe are seeking submissions of full-length plays from playwrights who are citizens or residents of the US.  
There is no entry fee.  
The Prize: A winning piece will be selected by representatives of DVRF and OHenry Productions and will receive a staged reading in New York City.  
How to Submit: Fill out this form.  Please include a title page with the playwright’s name, address, phone number and email. Submissions should also include a brief synopsis, and character descriptions.
Submissions must be received by 11:59pm on Friday April 10th, 2015 to be eligible for the 2015 contest.
For more information, visit www.ohenryproductions.com/play-contest,
or email us at dvrfohenry@dvrf.org.
We look forward to reading your submissions.