The Malahat Review, Canada‚Äôs premier literary magazine, invites entries from Canada, the United States, and elsewhere for the Novella Prize. One prize of $1,500 CAD is awarded. Previous winning entries have also won or been nominated for National Magazine Awards for Fiction and the O. Henry Prize. The Novella Prize is offered every second year, alternating with The Malahat Review‚Äôs Long Poem Prize.
The deadline for the 2012 Novella Prize is February 1, 2012 (postmark date).
This year's judges will be: Valerie Compton, Gabriella Goliger, and Terence Young.
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Enter a single work of fiction, with a minimum length of 10,000 words and maximum length 20,000 words. No restrictions as to genre, subject matter, or aesthetic approach apply. Please double space your work.
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.
No entries will be returned.
Entrants will not be notified separately by letter about the judges‚Äô decisions even if a SASE is included for this purpose.
The winner and finalists will be notified via email.
The winner and finalists will be announced on the Malahat web site and facebook page, in April 2012.
The winning novella will be published in The Malahat Review's Summer, 2012 issue.
The winner will be interviewed. The interview will appear on The Malahat's web site and in Malahat lite, the magazine's monthly electronic newsletter, in June 2012.
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/contests/novella_contest/info.html
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