Annelies Pool [email@example.com] on behalf of Great Northern Canada Writing Contest has requested distribution of the following call for submissions:
The 2012 Great Northern Canada Writing Contest
Deadline - April 30, 2012
To enter, submit a piece of prose, either fiction or non-fiction, of up to 1,000 words about life in the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut or Nunavik. Previously published items are not eligible.
Entries should be typed and double-spaced with the title, but not your name, on each numbered page. Please submit a separate cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, email address, word count and whether your piece is fiction or non-fiction.
Entries must be mailed to:
Great Northern Canada Writing Contest
We do not accept emailed or faxed entries.
Deadline is April 30, 2012. That means they must be postmarked by that date.
First Prize is $500 and publication in above&beyond, Canada's Arctic Journal.
Special Emerging Writer Prize of $250 and publication in above&beyond, Canada's Arctic Journal, for writers who have never been published for payment. To qualify, identify yourself "emerging writer" on the cover sheet you submit with your entry.
Winners will be announced at the 5th Annual NorthWords Writers Festival in Yellowknife, NWT on May 31 – June 3, 2012.
The following are not eligible: Staff and contractors of above&beyond magazine and their families, writers who have been published in above&beyond in the last five years, organizers and paid staff of the NorthWords Writers Festival and their families.