july, 2022

31julAll DayThis event is FREE to enter! Yay!Polar Expressions National Poetry and Short Story ContestCanadaEntry Fee:Free Max word count:48 lines (poetry), 750 workds (short story) Top Prize:$500

Event Details

Polar Expressions are a small Canadian publisher dedicated to the task of creating books showcasing the very best poems and short stories written by Canadians of varying backgrounds, ages, and occupations.

Each summer they hold two contests, which are open to Canadian residents and citizens of all ages. There is a separate division for young writers.

There is no entry fee and no obligation to purchase anything. Over $3500 will be awarded in cash and other prizes.

As well as the opportunity to win cash prizes, there will be ten honourable mentions in each contest and the top group (approx. 33%) of all entries received will be published in a keepsake, soft-cover collection to be released in early December. All participants will receive a bookmark gift!

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