Room Magazine's Annual Contest is on!
Calling all women 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 submitted online no later than July 15, 2013.
Entry Fee: $30 per entry. Non-Canadian entries: $42 Canadian dollars.
Each submission includes a complimentary one-year subscription to Room. Writers who submit more than one entry will get a multiple year subscription.
Prizes: 1st prize in each category – $500, 2nd prize – $250. Winners will be published in a 2014 issue of Room. Honourable mentions will be featured on Room’s website.
Fiction: Yasuko Thanh
Poetry: Jane Munro
Creative Non-Fiction: Betsy Warland
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 the fee is paid for each entry. No manuscripts will be returned. Winners will be announced in the Fall.
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) 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 Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition.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 submit your entry via Submittable, (you may need to create a Submittable account if you don't already have one), then pay online using the button below, and we’ll take care of the rest. Remember to include your complete contact information. And please make sure that the contact information you give through PayPal is the same as in your entry.
*Please note, we strongly prefer electronic submissions but will accept paper submissions. Send your entry, cover sheet and payment by cheque or money order made out to Room to:
Room Contest 2013
P.O. Box 46160, Station D
V6J 5G5 Canada
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