17th Annual Okanagan Short Story Contest

Huge opportunity for the region’s emerging writers, cash prizes available

Fiction writers are being encouraged to put their creative thinking caps on and get busy.

Entries are now being accepted for the Okanagan Short Story Contest. The annual contest has been running for 17 years, and is sponsored by UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS), the Central Okanagan Foundation, and the Kelowna Capital News.

“This contest is a huge boost to emerging writers in the region,” says UBC creative writing instructor Mark Giles. “Former winners have gone on to create significant reputations for themselves. The two most recent novels by 2008 winner Ashley Little won BC Book Prizes this year and the 2012 winner, Karen Hofmann, just published her first novel.”

Read the rest of this article at: https://news.ok.ubc.ca/fccs/2014/11/28/budding-authors-encouraged-to-enter-okanagan-short-story-contest/


We look forward to receiving your entries!



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