18th Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers
The Writers’ Union of Canada is pleased to announce that submissions are being accepted until November 10, 2010 for the 18TH ANNUAL SHORT PROSE COMPETITION FOR DEVELOPING WRITERS. The winning entry will be the best Canadian work of 2,500 words in the English language, fiction or nonfiction, written by an unpublished author.
$2,500 for the winning entry and the entries of the winner and finalists will be submitted to three Canadian magazines.
Writers Tarek Fatah, K.V. Johansen, and Sharon Pollock will serve as the jury.
This competition is open to all Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have not had a book published by a commercial or university press in any genre and who do not currently have a contract with a book publisher. Original and unpublished (English language) fiction or nonfiction.
The details are here http://www.writersunion.ca/cn_shortprose.asp