Got this in my regular VOX email from the Federation of BC Writers, a terrific group that, if you are a BC writer, you really should join!
21st ANNUAL LITERARY WRITES COMPETITION ~ Federation of BC Writers
Category: Creative Non-fiction
Deadline: July 25, 2010
Judges: Anthony Dalton, author & Canadian Authors Assoc. National President
Sylvia Taylor, author & Executive Director, Federation of BC Writers
First Prize: $500, Fed workshop of your choice,publication in WordWorks
Second Prize: $300, publication in WordWorks
Third Prize: $150, publication in WordWorks
Winners will be read their pieces at the Word On The Street Festival in Vancouver on September 26, 2010.
The competition is open to all BC writers and residents.
Entries must be original work, not previously published in any form. Copyright remains with the author.
Maximum 2,000 words per entry. No limit to number of entries.
Blind judging in effect: do not include your name on the manuscript.
Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, 12 font, Times New Roman, pages numbered consecutively and stapled together, title in the footer of each page. Include a cover letter with your name, address, telephone, e-mail and the title of your piece(s).
Manuscripts will NOT be returned; they are destroyed at the end of the competition.
No e-mail submissions.
Contest results posted on The Federation of BC writers website in September 2010.
Entry fee: $15 for Federation members and $20 for non-members. There is no limit to the number of entries an individual may submit but each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee. A person may win only one prize.
Make cheque payable to The Federation of BC Writers.
All contest entries must be postmarked by July 25, 2010
Mail Entries & fees to:
Literary Writes 2010
The Federation of BC Writers
PO Box 3887, Stn Terminal
Vancouver, BC V6B 3Z3
May the best BC writer win! (of course, that’s me, right?)