The Malahat Review (BC) is accepting entries for the Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize. Open — but not limited — to personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, historical accounts, biography, etc. First prize: $1000. Length: 2000-3000 words. Entry fee: $35 (includes subscription). Deadline: August 1, 2013.
Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (UK and China) is accepting submissions for its next issue. Theme: The Ancient Asia Issue: an edition of the journal devoted exclusively to work from and about Asia before the mid-nineteenth century. Accepting translations and original works of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and visual art. Deadline: June 20, 2013.
Print journal Room Magazine (Vancouver, BC) invites entries from all women writers for their annual contest. Categories: fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. First prize in each category: $500 plus publication. Winners will be published in a 2014 issue. Entry fee: $30 (includes subscription). Deadline: July 15, 2013.
- Guidelines: roommagazine.com/contest-2013
New literary magazine Joypuke (Mount Allison University, NB) seeks fiction and creative nonfiction (1500 words max.) and poetry (100 lines max.) Send submissions to email@example.com. Deadline: April 20, 2013.
Circa: A Journal of Historical Fiction (Canada), an online journal dedicated to historical fiction, seeks work for their inaugural issue (April 2013). Seeks fiction, creative non-fiction, and articles on an historical theme. Appreciates vintage and retro. Deadline: March 15, 2013.