Sunday, January 12, 2014

writing contest: Word on the Lake [British Columbia]



Following message is courtesy of Kay Johnson, Shuswap Association of Writers.

The 11th annual Word on the Lake festival is announcing that the 2014 writing contest is now open. Contestants may submit original, unpublished works in the following categories: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young Adult. [Contestants must pay a $10 entry fee per submission.]                             

First place winners will receive a cash prize of $150, plus a 2014 conference package including banquet ($225 value.) Also, they will be published in the 2014 Word on the Lake anthology which will be available at the festival.

Contest closes at midnight on 3 March 2014.  Winners will be contacted prior to the conference (May 16 - 18) and will be recognized at the banquet on Saturday night   (17th) at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort and Convention Centre in Salmon Arm, B.C.

For further details concerning the writing contest, including submission guidelines and information about the 2014 Word on the Lake festival, go to

Kay Johnston


Shuswap Association of Writers




Elma Schemenauer, author of 75 books published in Canada and the USA, editor of many more,,,


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