Creative Nonfiction Prize
The Malahat Review, Canada‚Äôs premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for its Creative Nonfiction Prize. One award of $1,000 CAD is given.
The deadline for the 2011 Creative Nonfiction Prize is August 1, 2011 (postmark date).
This year's judge will be Terry Glavin.
The entry must be between 2,000 and 3,000 words. Please indicate word count on the first page. Please double space your work.
No restrictions as to subject matter or approach apply. For example, the entry may be personal essay, memoir, cultural criticism, nature writing, or literary journalism.
Entry fee required:
$35 CAD for Canadian entries;
$40 US for American entries;
$45 US for entries from Mexico and outside North America.
Entrants receive a one-year subscription to The Malahat Review for themselves or a friend.
Entries previously published, accepted, or submitted for publication elsewhere are not eligible.
Entrants‚Äô anonymity is preserved throughout the judging. Contact information (including an email address) should not appear on the submission, but along with the title on an enclosed separate page.
No submissions will be accepted by email.
The winner and finalists will be notified via email.
Entrants will not be notified about the judges' decisions even if an SASE is enclosed for this purpose.
The winner and finalists will be announced on The Malahat web site and facebook page, with the publication of the winning entry in The Malahat Review‚Äôs Winter 2011 issue.
The winner will be interviewed. The interview will appear on our website and in Malahat lite, the magazine‚Äôs monthly e-newsletter, in December 2011.
No entries will be returned, even if accompanied by an SASE.
Send entries and enquiries to:
The Malahat Review
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, B.C. V8W 2Y2
Entrants wishing to pay by credit card may download and complete our Credit Card Payment Form then enclose it with their entries.http://www.malahatreview.ca/http://www.malahatreview.ca/creative_non-fiction_prize/info.html
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