Literary Contest (17+)

Congratulations to our 2017 Literary Contest Winners!

Poetry
Alisha Kaplan – Winner for Dinner table offering

Shorlisted:
Brian Brittain
Siobahn Farrell
John Di Leonardo
Katie Thompson
Callista Markotich

Short Story
Dante Nieuwold – Winner for Meridians and Parallels

Shortlisted:
Kat McNichol
Zak Jones
Tara Bragg
Albert Marsolais
Judith Johnson
Melinda Burns
Anastasia McEwen
Alexander Carey
Tim Alamenciak
V.J. Hamilton
Bob Young
Phil Andrews
Patricia Anderson
Tammy Gilbert

Creative Non-Fiction
Kathryn Edgecombe – Winner for The Shining Silver

Shortlisted:
Claire Lawrence
Keith McKenna
Gordon Miller
Susan Cross
Elizabeth Cunningham


2017 Contest Rules & Requirements

Deadline: Postmarked May 30, 2017

Open to new, aspiring and modestly published writers over the age of 16.

Contest Categories

  • Short Story: Max 2500 words
  • Poetry: A poem or collection, no more than five poems
  • Creative Non-Fiction: Max 2500 words

Prizes

The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winners will be invited to read a short selection from their work at the Festival on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Entry Fee

$15 Canadian per entry

Please do not send cash. Make cheque or money order payable to: Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.

To Enter

Mail four (4) copies of your submission including a cover page with name, address and contact info, plus payment to:

EMWF Literary Contest
c/o Laurel Marsolais
39 Bushmills Crescent
Guelph, ON  N1K 1T6