Posts tagged creative nonfiction

I Challenge You!

I, Lindsey of the Board of Directors/your friendly neighborhood website elf, challenge everyone to write a story or poem that uses this photo in some way. Be it for inspiration, setting, shoved in random dialog (“Hey Betty, where did you get that neato photo?” “Well Johnny, I found it taped to my fridge beside a business card for some guy calling himself the Goblin King. Go figure.”) or any other way you can think to incorporate it. You’re all creative, I know you can hack …

CBC Announces New Contest

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

250 Word MAX. Check them out  -…

Riddle Fence call for submissions

Heard the call — the Riddle Fence call for submissions? Our current deadline for submissions is December 10, 2010.

So we publish the best in Canada.

Riddle Fence is currently considering submissions of previously unpublished fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and artwork for its eighth issue.

Please send no more than 1 piece of prose (maximum 5,000 words) OR 3 pieces of artwork (300 dpi minimum). We pay $30 per printed page for prose and $30 per image for artwork (plus a copy of the issue

The 2011 Sheldon Oberman Emerging Writers Mentor Program


The Mentor Program was established in 1988, and in 2004 was named after the late Sheldon Oberman, to pay tribute to Sheldon’s contribution in encouraging and working with emerging writers. Six emerging writers and six senior writers will be selected from among the applicants, and will be paired for a five-month mentorship.

Eligible genres are: poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and writing for children and young adults. Apprentices and mentors are asked to …