Balzac, Alberta resident Nancy Bell was awarded a Silver Medal in the Short Fiction competition of the Creative Writing category at the Alberta +55 Summer Games held in Westlock, Alberta. Bell's short fiction was entitled Heart of the Hawk and concerns a young rodeo cowboy who has been injured and...
Awards & Competitions
The Writers' Union of Canada holds an annual literary award, Danuta Gleed Literary Award, for best first collection of short fiction, and an annual writing competition: Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers. The submission deadlines for the award and competitions remain the same each year.
Please send all submissions to the Toronto office:
90 Richmond Street East, Suite 200
Toronto ON M5C 1P1
Please note that competition results can take up to three months to be announced. Results will be posted on TWUC's website. Submissions will not be returned.
Please note: If the annual deadline for any of the competitions falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline will roll onto the next business day. Please check indivdual contest webpages for current deadlines.