Creative Writing Contest for Mount Students

ImageThis is the fourth Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the Writing Initiatives Committee of Mount Saint Vincent University and the Mount Library. it is part of the fifth annual celebration of all things writing — and this year, of publishing in particular — but that’s another post.

The deadline is close at hand: procrastinators be warned.

Submissions in any genre are welcome, but they must be short, no more than 3000 words.  Send your poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, or drama as a WORD, pdf, or rtf attachment to

Pseudonym:  To allow the judges to read “blind,” please put a pseudonym on the attachment, but be sure to tell us in the covering email what your pseudonym is. Only anonymous submissions will be entered into the competition.

Contact information:  In your cover email, be sure to include the following information:

  • your full name
  • the title of your submission
  • the pseudonym used
  • your program of study
  • an email or telephone number where you can reliably be reached at relatively short notice.

DEADLINE: All entries must be received by 5:00 pm on FRIDAY OCTOBER 4, 2013.

 PRIZEGIVING:  The winner will be announced at the Celebrating Publishing Conference on Wednesday October 16th at noon.

Did I mention the prize is $100?


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