Literary Contest

DEADLINE Postmarked by May 31, 2019

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is happy to announce our 2019 Literary Contest!

Contest Categories:

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

Rules & Requirements:

Open to new, aspiring and modestly published writers. Deadline May 31, 2019.


The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winning entries will be published on the EMWF website and the names of the winners will be included in the festival weekend program.

Entry Fee

$15 Canadian per entry. Cheque or money order payable to: Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

To Enter:

Mail the following to the address below:

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

For more information, please contact the Literary Contest Coordinator Laurel Marsolais at [email protected]