Monday, 18 January 2010

Fwd: Poetry/Fiction Contest reminder

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From: The Antigonish Review <>
Date: 2010/1/11
Subject: Poetry/Fiction Contest reminder

The Antigonish Review Announces Two Writing Contests —




$2,400 in Prizes!

Deadlines : Fiction entries must be postmarked by May 31, 2010

                     Poetry must be postmarked by June 30, 2010

Guidelines :   Previously published works, works accepted for publication or simultaneous submissions are ineligible. No electronic submissions, please. Fiction entries must be t yped, double-spaced, one side of page only – poetry must be single-spaced. Please include a separate cover sheet containing your identifying information as well as the titles of all entries. Your name must appear ONLY on the cover page.

Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize : Stories on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 20 pages.

First prize: $600 & publication; Second prize: $400 & publication; Third prize : $200 & publication

Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest : Poems on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 4 pages. Maximum 150 lines. Entries might be one longer poem, or several shorter poems.

First prize: $600 & publication; Second prize : $400 & publication; Third prize: $200 & publication

Entry Fee : Canada $25.00; the United States $30.00 (US funds); All others $40.00 (US funds) for either contest. Bonus: You may enter both contests for an additional $10.00. You may enter as often as you like; only your first entry in each category will be eligible for a subscription which will begin with the fall issue, 2010. Make cheques or money orders payable to The Antigonish Review.

Mail submissions to: The Antigonish Review Contest, Box 5000, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, B2G 2W5. For further information, email , Phone 902-867-3962 or visit our website at <>.

ENTRIES WILL NOT BE RETURNED; only winners will be notified by September 1, 2010 . List of winners will be available at our web site:

We acknowledge the support of: St. Francis Xavier University; The Canada Council, The Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage; and the Publications Assistance Program and the Canada Magazine Fund of the Government of Canada.