THE THOMAS MORTON PRIZE IS BACK!
The Puritan is proud to announce the return of our online literary contest!
The Second Annual Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence
recognizes the best in fiction and poetry received in 2013. The winners
in the fields of fiction and poetry will each receive a generous prize
package including monetary compensation as well as a collection of books
from 12 of Canada's most celebrated publishers (a mega-boost to the
The winning entries will also appear in The Puritan Issue XXIII: Fall 2013 and be honoured at our launch party, Black Thursday.
Be the second pair of writers to pin the longest literary prize title onto your lists of accolades. Brave the frontier today!
Bounties & Details
Fiction: $900 / Poetry: $600 (an increase of $500 since last year!)
Publication in The Puritan (Issue XXIII: Fall 2013)
Prize Pack of titles from 12 Canadian publishers, each worth
approximately $600! So far, publishers include Coach House Books, House
of Anansi, ECW Press, The Porcupine's Quill, Freehand Books, Goose Lane
Editions, Cormorant Books, Brick Books, Mansfield Press, Pedlar Press,
Chaudiere Books, and Tightrope Books! Watch for this list to GROW in the
next few weeks!
Cost per submission: $10 via PayPal
Fiction up to 12,000 words / Poetry up to 3 pages
Multiple submissions accepted!
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2013
See full details on our Submissions Page.
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