2017 Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest

by jeremylukehill

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival has released details for its 2017 Literary Contest.

The contest is open internationally to aspiring or and modestly published writers over the age of 16, and writers can enter in three categories: short story (2500 words max), poetry collection (of 5 poems or less), or creative non-Fiction (2500 words max)

The best entry in each category will win a $250 prize. Winners will be invited to read a short selection from their work at the Eden Mills Writers Festival on Sunday, September 10, 2017.

Include four copies of each submission. On a cover page, include title, with your name, address, phone number, and email. Name and contact info should not appear on the copies of your manuscript. Email entries will not be accepted. Manuscripts will not be returned.

Submission Fee: $15.00 (CDN) per entry. Cheques to be made payable to Eden Mills Writers’ Festival. A combination of entries may be sent in one envelope with one payment for each entry (e.g. a short story and a poetry collection, and $30.00).

Entries should be postmarked by May 30, 2017.

Mail submission to this address:

Laurel Marsolais
39 Bushmills Cres.
Guelph, Ontario
N1K 1T6

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