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Contest

The Antigonish Review Announces
Two Writing Contests!

GREAT BLUE HERON POETRY CONTEST

&

SHELDON CURRIE FICTION PRIZE

$2,400 in Prizes!

 

 

Deadlines:

Fiction entries must be postmarked by June 1, 2016 
Poetry must be postmarked by June 30, 2016

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. Past winners 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 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;

This year's Judges are: Poetry - Kim Trainor and Peter Sanger; Fiction - Shelia Heti, Trevor Cole, Andrew Sullivan, and Reynold Stone.  Our final judge will be Larry Mathews.

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 autumn issue, 2016.
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 September 1, 2016.
A list of winners will be available at this web site.

For further information, Phone 902-867-3962 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

We acknowledge the support of: St. Francis Xavier University; The Canada Council, and The Department of Tourism, Culture & Heritage.

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