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Contest Details Coming Soon!

The Winnipeg Free Press/Writers Collective Non-Fiction and Poetry Contests have been announced and more details will be coming soon! The contest entry form and full contest rules will be posted this week. If you would like to receive the contest entry form, please leave your email address in comments or email [email protected]

The Malahat Review’s Oodles of Contests!

Have you been over to the Malahat Review’s website lately?

I was going to do a post about their Non-Fiction prize, but they have 4 contests going on right now!

Here’s the skinny:


Open Season Awards

Prize money: $3000
Entries due every November 1 (postmarked)

Writers are encouraged to enter The Malahat Review’s newest contest in three categories: poetry, fiction, and/or creative nonfiction. Winners are published in the Spring issue and split the prize money three ways.

Novella Prize / Long Poem Prize

Member Newsletter with Karen Emilson

Congratuations to the winners!

Winnipeg Free Press/Writers’ Collective
Short Fiction and Marie Barton Postcard Contests
First Place -  She Was Waterton by Corina Liepert
Second PlaceThe Race by Adriano Magnifico
Third PlaceFireside Ramblings by Alex Kapkey

First PlaceChristmas by Peter Heinrichs
Second PlaceMontague Boy by Yeseul Kim
Third PlaceLet the Rain Fall by Taylor Stoesz
Hon. MentionThe Killer Inside Me by Katelyn Cabral

First Place

Writerly News for May 6, 2011

writerly writerlies from our very own Kosmic Karen Energy Emilson:

first i quote thee….””When something can be read without effort, great effort has gone into its writing.” ~Enrique Jardiel Poncela


Annual General Meeting

The Writers’ Collective

Sunday May 15, 2011
Winnipeg Millennium Library

Book Fair in Foyer – 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
AGM in the Buchwald Room – 3:30 p.m.

If you’d like to have your books on display for sale, please let us know as soon as possible so we can be

Geist Magazine Erasure Contest

OK this just sounds like fun! it’s a contest with a twist – for all the details of the Geist Magazine Erasure Contest – click HERE!!…

Prairie Fire Press & McNally Robinson Booksellers present: The 2011 Writing Contests!

Prairie Fire Press & McNally Robinson Booksellers
2011 Writing Contests
3 contests, $6,000 in cash prizes!

Bliss Carman Poetry Award
The poetry first prize is in part donated by the Banff Centre for the Arts, who will also award a jeweller-cast replica of poet Bliss Carman’s silver and turquoise ring to the first-prize winner. (1-3 poems per entry, maximum 150 lines per entry)
Judge: Sylvia Legris

Short Fiction
(one story per entry, maximum 10,000 words)
Judge: Marilyn Bowering

Creative Non-Fiction
(one article per entry, maximum …

Collective Update!



Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Writing for Newspapers with David Jón Fuller - This workshop is presented in partnership with the The Writers’ Collective of Manitoba!

Date: January 22, 2011, Saturday

Time: 10 am – 1 pm

Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.

Event: Emerging Writer Workshop Series: Writing for Newspapers with David Jón Fuller

Cost: $30 or $100 for all four workshops (WC members pay $25), contact  or 943-7555 to register.

CBC Announces New Contest

Stranger than Fiction contest, deadline Jan. 28th, theme “Unusual Childhoods”

250 Word MAX. Check them out  -…

The Gloria Vanderbilt $5000 Short Fiction Award

Michael Van Rooy likes to pretend he knows EVERYTHING a.k.a. The Weekly Update…

November 12, 2010 Weekly Writers Collective Update:


Aqua Landsdowne Series Reading – in partnership with Aqua Books and the Writers’ Collective – featuring Slam poet Skip Stone, with Aaron Simm and Nereo II

Date: November 25, Thursday

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 1H3, Phone: 204-943-7555.

Event: Aqua Landsdowne Series Reading

Cost: Free!

The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba’s largest poetry prize. Based around the award and hosted in conjunction with the Writer’s Collective, this series celebrates the