Here's another -- this one for personal essay....
Call for Submissions
First Person Narrative National Essay Contest
Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
This Year’s Topic ~ Once I Was A Child
Essay Length ~ 2000-2500 words.
1st prize $500.00
2nd prize $300.00
3rd prize $200.00
With a special prize of $100.00 for Best Under Nineteen
Prizewinning essays to be selected by award winning author and Giller Prize nominee
Wayson Choy and by Sarah Sheard
writer and mentor with Humber School For Writers
Extended Submission Due Date ~ September 30, 2008
Prize Winners announced ~ December 15, 2008
Entries should be previously unpublished, typed, single-sided, and double-spaced with your name, address, telephone number and story title on a separate sheet. Parent/Guardian signature required for anyone under 19. Forms can be found on our web site. Entry fee is $25.00 payable to Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives by cheque or online at www.clga.ca. Free for anyone under 19.
Send your stories to
Managing Editor, The Archivist
106 Walpole Avenue
Toronto ON M4L 2J3
or to firstname.lastname@example.org
The contest is open to all ages and all backgrounds.
All entries will be considered for publication in Keeping Our Stories Alive, Volume 1, A Journal of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Coffey at email@example.com
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