Tuesday, September 07, 2010

carleton university writer’s workshop + writing contest

WORKSHOP: Improve your poetry or short stories—sign up for our writer’s workshop that includes both a short story and poetry section

Date: Sunday, October 3, 2010
Cost: $40 or $30 for students
Location: Carleton University Bookstore
Instructors: Author Mary Borsky & poet, editor + critic rob mclennan [for longer poetry workshop potentials, check out here]

For the registration form, go to carleton.ca/bookstore, click on the link for the writing competition and then the link for the workshop.

Carleton University Writers Workshop
c/o Carleton University Bookstore Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Stay tuned for more details

CONTEST: Do you have the “write” stuff? Then send us your original, unpublished works of fiction and poetry. The competition is open to all Carleton University staff, faculty, students, alumni and retirees.

The competition opens September 13 and closes December 17, 2010.

Short story category
Each entry must be typed in English and no more than 2,000 words in length. Maximum of one (1) entry per person.

Poetry category
Entrants may submit up to a maximum of three (3) poems, each not exceeding 60 lines.

Final-round judges: Authors Frances Itani and Mark Frutkin and poets George Bowering and Marilyn Iwama

Prizes (in each category)
1st prize: $500
2nd prize: $350
Honourable mention: $50

There is a C$15 entry fee. No electronic submissions.

Full details and rules at carleton.ca/bookstore.

Carleton University Bookstore
Department of English Language and Literature
Carleton University Library Circle of Friends
Department of University Communications
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