May 192013
 

arc_compassArc Poetry Mag­a­zine (Ottawa) is look­ing for sub­mis­sions of poetry and prose about poetry “that takes the North as its pole star” for their 2013 poetry annual. Looking for writ­ing from the North and/or about the North in its many guises. Encourages sub­mis­sions of diverse North­ern voices, poetry styles, and lan­guages. Deadline: May 31, 2013.

May 062013
 

The Red Line Magazine (UK) is accepting submissions for Issue #3. Theme: The End. £50 prize for winning story of the issue. Shortlisted entries posted online. No entry fee. Length: 3500 words max. Deadline: May 17, 2013. Note: Website indicates April 30, but info confirmed by publisher. Submissions also open for Issue #4: Time. Deadline: June 30, 2013.

Apr 222013
 

Canada Writes invites entries for the CBC Poetry Prize. Open to Canadian writers. First prize: $6000, publication in Air Canada’s enRoute magazine, a two-week residency at The Banff Centre’s Leighton Artists’ Colony, and CBC radio interview. Four runner-up prizes of $1000. Length: 400-600 words. Fee: $25. Deadline: May 1, 2013. Open to Canadian residents.

Apr 222013
 

CBC’s Hyperlocal (Canada) is looking for what’s new and changing in your neighbourhood and what that change means to you. Seeking true, personal stories as text, photo essays, audio, or video. Length: 400-500 words. Stories may touch on some of the big issues faced in a fragile economy, or may reflect small changes in a neighbourhood as it becomes gentrified. All stories posted online; one winner per month selected by a jury panel. Grand prize: an interactive adaptation of the winning story by the National Film Board of Canada’s Digital Studio and a laptop computer. Deadline: May 3, 2013.

Apr 222013
 

The CZP/Rannu Fund (Canada) offers two awards per year of $500 each: fiction (7000 words max.) and poetry (5 poems, 10 pages max). Granted to two writers of speculative literature (i.e., science fiction, fantasy, horror, magic realism, surrealism, etc.), of any nationality/place of residence, at any stage of their career. Deadline: May 31, 2013. Entry fee: $10 ($15 for US entrants).

Apr 032013
 

Ricepaper coverRicepaper magazine (BC) seeks submissions for an upcoming double-issue, Summer Reading . Looking for poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, drama, graphic novel, and translation with themes pertinent to the Asian Canadian demographic. Writing from authors of all cultural backgrounds accepted. Deadline: May 17, 2013.

Apr 032013
 

Broken City coverOnline literature/arts magazine The Broken City (Toronto, ON) is currently accepting submissions for its summer 2013 edition: “Eat this magazine.” Looking for food-related poetry, fiction, essays, comics, illustrations, photography, and music/book reviews. Deadline: May 1, 2013. Non-paying.