Writing Contests


Diana Gabaldon at SIWC

The Arts Council of Surrey is proud to announce a writing contest. First prize is a trip to the Surrey International Writers’ Conference this fall. Meet agents and editors. Sit down and talk to them. Listen to best-selling authors give writing tips. This is the conference’s Basic Package, a 3-day pass, the approximate value of which is $385. Meals are not included, but the winner can always upgrade. Information is available at http://www.siwc.ca , and through the SiWC blog on the site.

Second and third prizes are gift certificates from Chapters.

 All forms of writing are welcomed:

  • Poetry (send three of your best poems, maximum of 32 lines)
  • Fiction, novel section, chapter or short story (maximum 3,000 words)
  • Non-fiction, articles or blogs (maximum 3,000 words)
  • Plays or Screenplays (maximum 30 pages)

Judged by Area Writing Teachers

Deadline is September 1, 2011


8 responses to “Writing Contests

    • I think you are referring to the contest through the Arts Council. This contest is not associated with Rainwriters, but is sponsored by the Arts Council. As with any new contest, your chances are better because not a lot of people know about the contest.

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