The CANADIAN STORIES literary folk magazine is pleased to offer the 9th Contest for Short Stories, Poetry, and Black & White Art.
A total of $3,050 in prize money will be awarded:
The Marie Minaker/Beth Moore Prize
The Bruno Penner Prize
The Jeannie Parsons Prize
The Marjorie McIntosh Prize (judged byAlvin Ens)
The Ruth Zavitz Prize
The Harry Buller Prize (R&R Printing Plus) (Judged by Mimi Baxter)
Lest We Forget
The Daryn Tsuji / Sharron Arksey Prize
Black & White Line Art
The Peter Joyce Prize
First Honourable Mention
The Kay Parley / Sadie Lars Prize
DEADLINE: June 15, 2017. Notification approximately one month later.
COST: Each entry must include a $20 cheque made out to CANADIAN STORIES. This money is not
refundable. Notification with SASE card. Return of original also with SASE. Material with uncouth language
will be returned.
You can also pay by creditcard:
email your name, address, phone and/or email using
this email address link: firstname.lastname@example.org
The email will give you pre-typed spots to fill in your mailing/billing information.
All entries must follow the author’s guidelines outlined on www.canadianstories.net. Poetry is limited
to three poems or three pages. Art must be presented on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. The subject of the Art should be
suitable for publication in CANADIAN STORIES. All entries must be original unpublished typewritten
material. Authors retain copyright. Short Stories may be any length up to 3000 words. The Wild Card will be
attributed to any highly rated submission but which does not fit into any of the above categories. The “Lest We
Forget” category pertains to Canadian military stories and memories. Winners will be published in the October 1, 2017 issue of CANADIAN STORIES.
Send entries to
Box 232 FERGUS, ON N1M 2W8
Mark Envelope: 9th Contest.
All entries must specify which category the submitter has selected. Name, address, phone number and E-mail
address (if available) must be provided on a cover sheet. Submitted material to be judged should have no
identification for blind judging. Entries must be written by the author identified. The Contest is open to entries
from any country as long as a Canadian theme is evident in the submission.