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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 …

The Poetic Licence Contest for Canadian Youth 2011

The Poetic Licence Contest for Canadian Youth 2011

Deadline January 15, 2011

The League of Canadian Poets, a national not-for-profit poetry organization founded in 1966, invites Canadian youth to participate in its Poetic Licence Contest.

There are two age categories, junior (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12).

First place poems in each category will receive a cash prize of $350, second place winners will receive $300 and third place winners will receive $250.

All winning poems will be published in the League of Canadian Poets’ …

ARC Poem of the Year Contest


First prize is $1,500.00, Second prize is $1,000.00 and third prize is $750.00.

Contest Entry:
Entry fee is $32, in Canadian funds, which entitles you to a one-year subscription of Arc mailed to a Canadian address, beginning with the Summer 2010 issue. (If you already have a subscription, you can give your new one-year subscription to a friend. Please include their mailing address.) Alternately, you can choose to have one issue sent to a U.S. or overseas address.

You …