CanWrite! Conference Short Story Contest
CanWrite! 2013 Contest
Canadian Authors' CanWrite! short story contest is back — and so is your chance to win cash, attend a great conference and get published.
The top 10 stories will be published in an anthology to be launched at this year's CanWrite! Conference and retreat on June 13–16, 2013 in sunny Orillia, Ontario.
The top three winners will also receive $500, $200 & $100 plus a free conference registration with no cash value. (Winners must attend the conference to receive this free registration.)
- Deadline: April 1, 2013 (Canada Post postmark date).
- Entries: Original and unpublished, non-contracted works of fiction between 1,000 and 1,500 words.
- Entry Fee: $20 CAD for every story being submitted.
For complete details, including the entry form, see the CanWrite! 2013 Short Story Contest Rules (PDF–89KB).
CAA Branch Annual Contests
The CAA Branches listed in this section offer regular annual contests.
- Make sure you check the contest details for eligibility — contests may be open only to residents in a specific area or to the particular branch's members.
- Only recurring annual contests are listed here.
- Exporting Alberta Award (Alberta Branch members only).
- The Saving Bannister annual poetry anthology contest (Ontario residents only).
- Ten Stories High annual short story contest (Ontario residents only).
National Capital Region (Ottawa) Branch
- Annual National Capital Writing Contest (writers in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec only).
- Canadian and International Writing Contests (open to Canadians).
These or other CAA Branches may offer contests not listed here. Contact the branch directly or visit their website for details.
- Visit CAA National's CAA Branches listing for contact information.
Adding Your Branch's Contests
To add your branch's contests to this page please contact the Webmaster. Please note the following criteria:
- The contest must be sponsored by a CAA Branch.
- The link must point to a Web page maintained throughout the year (a constant link) listing the contest information.
- Only recurring annual contests are listed.
- Please indicate the eligibility (i.e. who can enter). Unless you are specific I will assume anyone can enter (and so will others).
- Please retain the rules, entry requirements, etc. year around. Previous entry information still gives your visitors an idea when to expect the next year's contest.
Updated: February 22, 2013