Arc Calls for Entry 2010


DON’T CHUCK THAT STANZA: Arc has just the call for you:

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for Poem of the Year is changing to February 1, 2010 and the Diana Brebner Award deadline is changing to March 1, 2010. This change was made in response to feedback from our readers, and also to help us accommodate the transition from two to three issues per year (which means no gaps or overlaps in subscriptions for those who make consecutive contest entries).  More information below…


Calling all students!
Arc is searching for the brightest and most insightful poetic minds in the country. Send us your “How Poems Work” essays and win a subscription to Arc, publication, and mentorship with our Poet-in-Residence. (more details)

deadline: February 1, 2010

How Poems Work Contest poster


Enter Arc’s Poem of the Year Contest!
1st Prize: $1500, 2nd Prize: $1000, 3rd Prize: $750
All award winning poems will be published in Arc and posted on the Arc website, including Honorable Mentions and Editors’ Choice awards. (more details)

new deadline: February 1, 2010

Poem of the Year Contest poster


Diana Brebner Prize
Prize: $500
Arc invites emerging Ottawa writers to be recognized for their talent through a special award for poets who have not yet been published in book form. The prize is named in honour of the late Diana Brebner, an award-winning, Ottawa-based poet who was devoted to fostering literary talent among new local writers. (more details)

new deadline: March 1, 2010

Arc Poetry Magazine
P.O. Box 81060
Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada, K1P 1B1

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