The CANADIAN STORIES literary folk magazine is pleased to offer the 4th Contest for Short Stories, Poetry,
Black & White Art and a Self-Published Book Prize.
A total of over $3,000 in prize money will be awarded:
The Marie Minaker/Beth Moore Prize
The Susanna Voth Wiebe Prize
Lest We Forget
The Jean Scott Parsons Prize
The Bruno Penner Prize
The James and Mary Corvese Prize
Young Writers (12 - 19 yrs)
The James Franklin McDonald Prize
Black & White Line Art
The Harry Buller Prize (R&R Printing Plus)
The Ivan Hrvoic Prize (GemSystems) - Adult - judged by Mimi Baxter
The Daryn Tsuji Prize - Chlidren
The Wild Card Prize (Krown Rust)
*Self-published Children’s Story Books submitted for the last contest 2011/12 may be resubmitted at new extra charge
DEADLINE: May 1, 2013. Notification approximately June 15, 2013.
COST: Each entry must include a $20 cheque made out to CANADIAN STORIES.
This money is not refundable. Notification with SASE card. Return of original also with SASE. Material with uncouth language
will be returned.
This money is not refundable.
Notification with SASE card. Return of original also with SASE. Material with uncouth language will be
All entries must follow the author’s guidelines outlined on www.canadianstories.net. Poetry is limited
to three poems or three pages. Art must be presented on 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper. The subject of the Art should be
suitable for publication in CANADIAN STORIES. All entries must be original unpublished typewritten material.
Authors retain copyright. Short Stories should be any length up to 3000 words. A “Self-Published Book” is herein
defined as a book written, produced, printed and marketed by the author of about 100 pages with about 150
copies created within the last 10 years in English. Children's books may be shorter. One copy must be sent with each entry which will be given to
a charity such as a hospital after the competition. The Wild Card will be attributed to any highly rated submission
but which does not fit into any of the above categories. The “Lest We Forget” category pertains to
Canadian military stories and memories. Winners will be published in the August 1, 2013 issue of CANADIAN
Send entries to
Box 232 FERGUS, ON N1M 2W8
All entries must specify which category the submitter has selected. Name, address, phone number and E-mail
address (if available) must be provided on a cover sheet. Submitted material to be judged should have no identification
for blind judging. Entries must be written by the author identified. The Contest is open to entries from
any country as long as a Canadian theme is evident in the submission.