Room Magazine’s Annual Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest – 2011
Calling all woman writers: sharpen your pencils or fire up your laptop and send us your fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction contest entries.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked or e-mailed no later than July 15, 2011.
Entry Fee: $30 per entry (includes a complimentary one-year subscription to Room). Non-Canadian entries: $42 Canadian dollars.
Prizes: 1st prize in each category – $500, 2nd prize – $250. Winners will be published in a 2012 issue of Room. Other manuscripts may be published.
Fiction: Amber Dawn
Poetry: Elizabeth Bachinsky
Creative Non-Fiction: Susan Juby
Rules & Details:
Poetry: max. 3 poems or 150 lines
Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction: max. 3,500 words
More than one entry will be accepted as long as fee is paid for each entry. No manuscripts will be returned. Only winners will be notified.
There will be blind judging, so please don’t put your name or address on your entry submission. On a cover sheet (for mail entries) or in the body of your e-mail (for electronic entries), include your name, address and phone number, as well as the title(s), category and word count of your submission. Entries must be typed on 8.5 x 11 white paper, and prose must be double-spaced. Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition.
Simply e-mail your submission as an attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pay online at the link below, and we’ll take care of the rest.
Remember to include your complete contact information in the body of your e-mail. And please make sure that the contact information you give through PayPal is the same as in your entry; use the “note to merchant” field, if necessary.