Short Prose Competition

$2,500 Prize

The Writers’ Union of Canada Annual Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers awards a $2,500 cash prize annually to the best Canadian work of up to 2,500 words in the English language, fiction or non-fiction, written by an author not yet published in book format. The next deadline will be February 1, 2017, and the competition will be launched in December 2016. Check back at that time for full rules, regulations, and guidelines.

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