The topic is open. Any type of entry that meets the submission criteria below is eligible. Multiple entries welcome.
• The contest is open to prose works.
• Entries can be fiction, non-fiction or creative non-fiction.
• Entries must be previously unpublished and not under consideration by any other publication.
• Entries must be original and not a translation of a previously published work.
• Maximum length: 2000 words.
• IMPORTANT: No poetry, plays, reviews, and scholarly essays. No footnotes and endnotes. No pseudonyms.
• Submissions must be in English.
• Submissions can be an English translation of the author’s unpublished original work in another language.
The contest is open to all writers, established and emerging, worldwide.
$20.00 per entry, non-refundable.
Postmarked on or before February 18, 2011.
• Top prize: $1000.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.
• Second Prize: $250.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.
• Third Prize: $100.00 (CDN) and publication in Accenti.
Please see our website for more details: http://www.accenti.ca/writingcontest.asp