Entries are invited for ‘Passages: Transitions Between Worlds’, a writing contest hosted by the Creative Writing Concentration at Carleton University. Two age groupings – under 18 and 18+. Categories are Poetry and Short Story. Prize: $300 and publication in an anthology (Spring 2015). Submit three poems (max. 100 lines each) or one short story (3,000 words max.). Deadline: February 15th Guidelines.
For their debut issue Cargo literary magazine seeks writing that focuses on passage and transformation. Looking for travel essays, creative nonfiction, poetry and visual art (photography and more) that explores episodes of travel and personal growth. Deadline: February 1st
Room Magazine (Vancouver, BC) invites entries from women writers for their annual creative nonfiction writing contest. First prize: $500 + publication. Entry fee: $35 (includes one-year subscription), and $7 for each additional entry. Deadline: March 8th. Guidelines.
Compose: A Journal of Simply Good Writing is reading for their Spring 2015 issue. Welcomes poetry, short fiction, nonfiction and artwork, excerpts from traditionally published collections, and proposals for feature-length interviews and articles on the craft of writing. Deadline: February 15th. Guidelines.
Details courtesy of Quick Brown Fox blog