Thursday, 20 March 2014

Personal Essay Contest- Deadline March 28, 2014

Do you like to write? Here's your chance to win money for doing something you enjoy!

The New Quarterly Magazine (TNQ) is once again holding the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest and $1 000 is awarded for the winning essay.

Essays can be of any length, on any topic, in which the writer's personal engagement with the topic provides the frame or through-line. There is no restriction on essay length or subject matter, but the author must be a Canadian citizen or resident.

The TNQ is offering a $1,000 prize for the winning essay; all submissions will be considered for paid publication ($250) in the magazine.

Entry fee: $40 per submission. Each submission includes a one-year Canadian subscription (or subscription extension) to The New Quarterly

Eligiblity: Entrants must be Canadian or currently residing in Canada. Entries may not be previously published, accepted, or submitted for publication elsewhere. There are no restrictions on length or number of entries, so long as the appropriate fees are paid. Entrants anonymity will be carefully preserved throughout the judging process. If names used in your essay may reveal your identity, please use pseudonoms and make a note so we know to ask for the real names before publication. The decisions will by made by August 31; winner(s) and finalists will receive notification by email. 

Deadline: March 28, 2014

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