Tuesday, September 2, 2008

SiWC Writing Contest - Deadline Friday, the 5th

2008 Contest Categories

SIWC Storytellers Award (Sponsored by Jack Whyte and Diana Gabaldon)

* Winner: $1000
* Honourable Mention(s): $150 each
* Word Count: 3500-5000 words
* Judges: Jack Whyte & Diana Gabaldon

SIWC Non-fiction Award (Sponsored in part by LPwordsolutions and The Writing and Publishing Program, Simon Fraser University)

* Winner: $1000
* Honourable Mention(s): $150 each
* Word Count: Maximum length 1500 words
* Judges: Elizabeth Lyon & Lois Peterson

SIWC Poetry Award (Sponsored in part by Quills Poetry Journal)

* Winner $1000
* Honourable Mention(s): $150 each
* Word Count: One poem per submission; 36 lines max.
* Judges: Bernice Lever

SIWC Writing For Young People Award (Sponsored in part by Lions Mountain Literary)

Writing for Young People is aimed at adult writers who produce work designed to be read by young eyes. Submissions can include chapter books, stories for middle grade children and young adults that meet our word limit of 1500 words. We do not accept picture book text or illustrations. Writers under 18 years of age are encouraged to submit to the Surrey Public Library's Young Writers' Contest.

* Winner $1000
* Honourable Mention(s): $150 each
* Word Count: Maximum length 1,500 words
* Judges: Shelley Hrdlitschka & John Wilson

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