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What’s Your Story? Short Prose & Poetry Competition

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If you’ve got two pages of poetry or 1,300-1,500 words of prose (and qualify as a resident of Toronto), get ready to submit!

The Ontario Book Publishers Organization is pleased to announce that submissions are being accepted until January 15, 2018 for the What’s Your Story? Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers.

This writing competition is part of What’s Your Story?, a series of events that celebrates the literary communities in four different community hubs: Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and East Toronto. In the spring of 2018, literary events will be held in each of these neighbourhoods featuring two winning emerging authors and their works (along with two established writers). There will be a total of eight winning emerging authors and eight winning established authors who have written works inspired by one of the four community hubs: Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough, and East Toronto. Short prose submissions must be between 1,300 and 1,500 words and poetry submissions must be a maximum of two pages.

Click here to learn how to submit your story for this contest.

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Short Prose and Poetry Competition for Emerging Writers

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The Toronto Arts Council (@TorontoArts), in conjunction with the  Ontario Book Publishers Organization, is holding a short prose and poetry competition for emerging writers.

To qualify, you must be 16 years of age or older, a resident of Toronto and have no book publishing credits. And the best part is that there are cash prizes of $1000 for each of the four winners.

Entries must be received electronically by May 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time to jury@obpo.ca

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