Contest

The Antigonish Review Announces 2019 Writing Contests!

GREAT BLUE HERON POETRY CONTEST
&
SHELDON CURRIE FICTION PRIZE

 

Deadlines:

Entries must be postmarked by 15 August 2019

Guidelines:

Previously published works, works accepted for publication or simultaneous submissions are ineligible. No electronic submissions, please. Fiction entries must be typed, 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. Winners from the past two years may not enter.  Your name must appear ONLY on the cover page.

Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize:

Stories on any subject. Total entry not to exceed 12 pages, approximately 3000 words..

 First prize:  $400 & publication
 Second prize:  $200 & publication
 Third prize:  $100 & 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: $400 & publication;
Second prize: $200 & publication;
Third prize: $100 & publication;
This year's judges are:

Poetry - Sue Goyette
Fiction -  Lisa Moore 

Entry Fee:  $30.00 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 digital subscription which will begin with the Fall issue, 2019. Each entry in one category must have a separate entry fee.


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

Entries will not be returned.

Only winners will be notified by 1 November 2019.

A list of winners will be available at this web site.

For further information, Phone 902-867-3962 or email tar@stfx.ca.

We acknowledge the support of: St. Francis Xavier University and The Canada Council.

OUR CONGRATULATIONS TO PAST WINNERS AND OUR SINCERE THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE CONTESTS.