Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Darychuk Law Short Story Fiction Contest

Adult winners

1. Grayson Smith     Sandbagging
2. Lynn Salmon  Logan’s Race
3. Liz Orme  Tear it Down

12-13 winners

1. Grace Hodges  Let’s Paint the Sky
2. Isabelle Bouchard   What’s Wrong
3. Yifei Yu   The Last Memory

14-15 winners
1. Gustavo Magana Campos  Alone
2. Nicholas White  Pebble
3. Piper Redden  Captain’s Log

16-18
1. Linda Xia  The Great Kiwi
2. Annetter Dresselhuis  Frame Shift
3. Clo Wang  Gone Fishing


ANNOUNCING LitFest New West 2018
Short Story Fiction Contest

Contest dates: October 23rd-March 1, 2018

Sponsored by Darychuk Law

Adult Short Story Fiction winners

  • First Prize – $1,000
  • Second Prize – $500
  • Third Prize – $300

CRITERIA:

  • Must be an original work of fiction, not previously published in print or online
  • Story criteria: story must contain a New Westminster theme, such as a person, location, or an event.
  • Word count: 1,200 – Max. 1,500
  • Submission must include Name and contact information on the first page and name must not appear on any other pages.
  • LitFest New West Organizing Committee Members are not eligible to participate.
  • Entry fees for 19+: ACNW Members: Free Non-Members $25
    (to become an ACNW member, pay $20 and submit free, click here)

Youth Emerging Short Story Fiction: 12-13, 14-15, 16-18 (prize in each age category)

  • First Prize winner – $250
  • First Runner Up – $100
  • Second Runner Up – $ 50
  • PLUS all entrants in the Child/Youth Age category will receive a minimum $25 bookstore gift card

CRITERIA:

  • Must be an original work of fiction, not previously published in print or online
  • Story criteria: story must contain a New Westminster theme, such as a person, location, or an event.
  • Word count: 500-1000
  • Submission must include Name and contact information on the first page and name must not appear on any other pages.
  • Submission fee: Free                   

ADDITIONAL SUBMISSION INFORMATION:

  • Entries should be typed, double-spaced, in a clear twelve-point font, and the pages numbered.
  • Submissions will be accepted attached via email in a docx file format only.
  • Include a separate cover letter with title of story, full name, a headshot photo in jpg format, bio (50 words max), address, phone number, email address, word count, and number of pages of entry.
  • Entries must be emailed to info@acnw.ca by midnight March 1, 2018 to be eligible.

Results will be announced during  a Gala Celebration of LitFest New West 2018, scheduled to take place April 13-15, 2018.. Winning Adult entry will be published on line at www.litfestnewest.com