Friday, 11 April 2014

Non-Fiction Writing Contest- Deadline April 15th!

$1500 in prizes available… plus our regular publication payment!
$34.95 entry fee includes a 1-year EVENT subscription.
Send us your stories by April 15, 2014.
Submit your story by email to and pay the entry fee in our online store, or send your story, with a cheque for fees, to:

Non-Fiction Contest
PO Box 2503, New Westminster, BC
Canada, V3L 5B2

Contest details:

Genre: Creative Non-Fiction.


5,000 word limit on entries.
No previously published material, or material accepted for publication elsewhere, either in print or online.
No simultaneous submissions.
Do not identify yourself on the entry. Include a separate cover sheet with name, address, phone number / email, and title(s).
Multiple entries are allowed; however, each entry must be accompanied by its own $34.95 entry fee.
If already subscribed to EVENT, you will receive a one-year extension.
Entries will not be returned.
If entrants wish feedback and commentary on manuscripts, please check out our Reading Service for Writers.
Preliminary judging is done by the Editor and editorial assistants at EVENT.
Douglas College students, employees and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. Douglas College students may enter two years after completing courses.
Entries must be postmarked or submitted online by April 15.
Contest results are posted on our website and through social media in August. The winning entries and judge’s essay are published in the December issue of EVENT.
For more information, contact us at or 604-527-5293.

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