TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2016 May 1-7 Edition

Welcome to The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM! We provide you with a free weekly newsletter filled with notices about contests, events, conferences, and other information that might be useful or of great interest to writers of all leanings. Meanwhile, calls for submission to literary publications as well as information about publishers can be found…

TWP Weekly Writing Post™ 2016 Jan 24-30 Edition

 The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM 2016 Jan 24-30 Edition Welcome to The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM! We provide you with a free weekly newsletter filled with notices about contests, events, conferences, and other information that might be useful or of great interest to writers of all leanings. Meanwhile, calls for submission to literary…

TWP Weekly Writing Post 2016 New Year Edition

The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM 2016 New Year Edition (Dec 27-Jan 2) Welcome to The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM! We provide you with a free weekly newsletter filled with notices about contests, events, conferences, and other information that might be useful or of great interest to writers of all leanings. Meanwhile, calls for…

Canada Writes: CBC Literary Prizes

(Canada, Annual, Short Story/Creative Nonfiction/Poetry, Entry fee) Submission Deadlines Short Story Competition opens: September 1 Deadline: November 1 Creative Nonfiction Competition opens: January 1 Deadline: March 1 Poetry Competition opens: April 1 Deadline: June 1 Participants must verify the exact deadlines on the cbcbooks.ca website. Please note that CBC/Radio-Canada is permitted to modify these deadlines…

CBC Short Story Prize

WHAT: Submit your original, unpublished stories between 1200 and 1500 words. WHEN: Submission period is open from September 1, 2014 to November 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET WHO: All Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada HOW: Submit online by clicking the “submit” link below or download the submission form to submit by mail. A fee of $25.00 (taxes…

Hyperlocal Writing Competition

CBC’s Canada Writes just launched a national writing competition called Hyperlocal.  Hyperlocal is an interactive story map where Canadians can upload personal stories about the changes they see in their own neighbourhoods. Stories may touch the big issues we face in a fragile economy, or reflect small changes in a neighbourhood (such as when a…

CBC Short Story Competition – deadline quickly approaching (November 1)

  Canadians have only a couple of days left before the deadline for this year’s CBC Short Story Competition. Prizes go to the best original, unpublished work of short fiction we receive (between 1,200 and 1,500 words). First Prize is $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a two-week writing residency at The Banff…