Oct 302012

Entries are invited for the annual CBC short story contest: Canada Writes Short Story Prize. First Prize is $6000 from the Canada Council for the Arts, a two-week writing residency at The Banff Centre, and publication in enRoute magazine; 4 runners-up will each receive $1000, Length: 1200-1500 words. Entry fee: $25. Open to Canadian residents. Deadline: November 1, 2012.

Oct 282012

International hypermedia journal BathHouse seeks submissions for issue 10.1. Theme: Involution (when something turns in on itself, shrinks, or returns to its original place or position).
Deadline: November 15, 2012. Prefers ‘hybrid work that hinges on a blur and questions the essential nature of “genre” and “discipline.”’

Aug 262012

Common Virtues (U.S.; no link) seeks writing that ‘bridges the failure of politics to foster unity by encouraging work for the common good across individual differences.’ Poets are invited to reflect on justice, compassion, generosity, and mutual concern as virtues of committed citizenship. For guidelines contact vklimoski@gmail.com. Deadline: November 30, 2012.