Islands Short Fiction Review 2023
“You can make anything by writing.”
The Nanaimo Arts Council is pleased to invite original short fiction stories of up to 2,000 words for the Islands Short Fiction Review. We invite writers of all ages and experience levels – Junior (under 12s), Youth (13-18), and Adult (19 and above). The arts council will accept one entry from those in the Junior and Youth categories; admission is free. Adult fees are $20 per entry with no limits on the number of submissions.
Winners will share $2,200 in awards (cash and gift certificates) in each category. Every Junior and Youth participant will receive a Certificate of Achievement for completing their story.
Junior (12 and under):
First place: $100 Cash, $75 Gift Certificate
Second place: $50 cash, $50 Gift Certificate
Third place: $25 cash, $25 Gift Certificate
First place: $150 Cash, $75 Gift Certificate
Second place: $100 cash, $50 Gift Certificate
Third place: $75 cash, $25 Gift Certificate
First place: $700 Cash
The Arts Council will publish the winning submissions, subject to their author’s permission, on the Islands Short Fiction Review website (isfr.ca).
The arts council will host an online awards ceremony on May 6. Winners will receive the time and sign-in information.
Media Contact: Kelsey@nanaimoartscouncil.ca