via Writers’ Trust of Canada
A prize of $5,000 will be awarded to the best work of short fiction. Two honourable mentions will each receive $1,000 prizes.
To be eligible candidates must be:
- A Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
- Under the age of 35 as of the deadline date.
- Previously published in an independently edited magazine or anthology.
- Unpublished in book form and without a book contract.
Candidates should submit 5 – 10 pages (up to 2,500 words) of previously unpublished fiction. Manuscript pages must not include identifying information and should be consecutively numbered.
For more information about the prize guidelines visit the Writers’ Trust website.