Room Magazine Annual 2009 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest--deadline June 15

Room Magazine Annual 2009 Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Non-fiction Contest


It's that time of year again—sharpen your pencils or fire up your laptop and send us your fiction, poetry, or creative non-fiction contest entries.

Deadline: Entries must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2009.
Entry Fee: $27 per entry (includes a complimentary one-year subscription to Room). Payment by cheque or money order made out to Room.
Non-Canadian entries: $39 Canadian dollars
Prizes: 1st prize in each category – $500, 2nd prize – $250. Winners will be published in a 2010 issue of Room. Other manuscripts may be published.

Creative Non-Fiction: Deborah Campbell
Fiction: Mary Borsky
Poetry: Sachiko Murakami

Rules & Details:
Send entries to:
Room Contest 2009
P.O. Box 46160, Station D
Vancouver, BC V6J 5G5

More than one entry will be accepted as long as fee is paid for each entry. No manuscripts will be returned. Only winners will be notified.

Poetry: max. 3 poems or 150 lines | Fiction: max. 4,000 words

There will be blind judging, therefore, do not put your name or address on entry submission, but enclose a cover sheet with your name, address, phone number and title(s) of entry. Entries must be typed on 8.5 X 11 white paper. Prose must be double-spaced. Each entry must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition.

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