It’s simple! Visit our WFNB Facebook page, find the contest post (look for the image at right), Like and Share to be entered for a chance to win!
Winner will receive:
- One-year free membership to the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB)
- A signed copy of Diana Gabaldon’s most recent book ‘WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD’, the 8th book in the Outlander series.
WFNB members receive reduced rates for all WFNB workshops & events, enjoy book launches & readings by authors, receive a 10% discount at select bookstores, and so much more! Members also have direct access to our knowledgeable directors, who have experience in a variety of levels with writing & publishing. Check out our upcoming WordSpring Festival in May.
Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling OUTLANDER novels, upon which the popular TV show of the same name is based.
Contest Rules & Regulations:
- Contest runs April 1 – May 12, 2017 (24:00 ADT) and is open to both members and non-members.
- Winner must currently reside within the province of New Brunswick.
- Winner will be selected at random from among entrants who both like this post/image and share this post/image to their timeline. WFNB will confirm that the entrant has both liked and shared this image.
- Winner will be announced May 12, 2017 on the WFNB Facebook page and contacted through Facebook Messenger.
- Winner will receive a signed copy of Diana Gabaldon’s latest book, ‘WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD’, the 8th in the OUTLANDER series and a one-year free membership to the WFNB.
- This package is currently valued at $95 (approx.) and is non-refundable.
- This contest is run by the WFNB membership committee with grateful acknowledgment to Diana Gabaldon.
The submissions period for the 2016 CBC Poetry Prize is now open! We hope you can share this information with your networks and on social media.
Deadline: May 31
$2,400 in Prizes to be won!
Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize: Stories on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 20 pages.
Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest: Poems on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 4 pages. Maximum 150 lines. Entries might be one longer poem, or several shorter poems.
Deadlines: Fiction entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2016 and Poetry must be postmarked by June 30, 2016
For complete submission guidelines, please go to www.antigonishreview.com and click on contest.
by Allan Hudson
While doing research for my novel, Dark Side of a Promise, which takes place mainly in Bangladesh, I learned about a dangerous industry based on dismantling old ships. The work of the ‘ship breakers’ is difficult, with no safety standards whatsoever. Many children and illiterate people are employed in the yards and I could not imagine what it must be like to need that kind of work.
Chittagong is one of the largest yards in the world, where 25,000 men break 250 ships a year. I wanted to write a story on what this might be like, and about the people who might need the work. I had no idea how far those words could travel.Read More»
Send us your original, unpublished work of creative nonfiction for a chance to win $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a writing residency at the Banff Centre and publication in Air Canada’s enRoute Magazine.
Deadline is March 1, 2015.
Visit the CBC site for more info.
The Writers’ Union of Canada (TWUC) is pleased to announce that submissions are being accepted until March 1, 2015 for the 22nd Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers. The winning entry will be the best Canadian work of up to 2,500 words in the English language, fiction or non-fiction, written by an author not published in book format.Read More»
The Malahat Review, Canada’s premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for the Long Poem Prize.
Two awards of $1,000 CAD each are given. Poets contributing to The Malahat Review have also won or been nominated for National Magazine Awards for Poetry and the Pushcart Prize. The Long Poem Prize is offered every second year, alternating with the Novella Prize.
The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) is now accepting submissions for its 2015 Writing Competition, with $2,600 in cash prizes to be awarded.
The prize purse includes the David Adams Richards Prize in the long fiction category, which is awarded for a collection of short stories, a novella, or a substantial part of a longer novel.Read More»
The 2015 Atlantic Writing Competition is now accepting entries!
Deadline: February 2, 2015
The Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia invites emerging writers throughout Atlantic Canada to submit unpublished work in six categories: creative non- fiction, novel, poetry, short story, writing for children, and young adult novel.
All entrants receive written comments on their manuscripts. Category winners will receive a cash prize and an invitation to read at Word on the Street in September 2015.
For full guidelines and online entry, click here.