DECEMBER 31, 2011: THE METCALF-ROOKE AWARD, $1500.00
The METCALF-ROOKE AWARD, given annually to one previously unpublished work of fiction, has been championing new and up-and-coming Canadian fiction-writers since 2005.
The winner receives:
1. A publishing contract with Biblioasis
2. A $1,500 cash prize from Steven Temple Books
3. A leather-bound copy of the winning book
4. A regional book tour
5. A profile in The New Quarterly
The competition is open to all Canadian writers with an unpublished novel or book-length collection of short fiction.
Manuscripts must be titled, typed, double-spaced and unstapled. All entries must be accompanied by a separate page containing the contestant's full name, mailing address, telephone number, email address, manuscript title, a short biography, and a bibliography of any published or forthcoming works.
We require that all entrants submit BOTH print and electronic copies. Print submissions can be sent to:
The Metcalf-Rooke Award
P.O. Box 92
Emeryville, ON N0R 1C0
A .PDF or an .RTF must be sent to:
BOTH PRINT AND ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS MUST BE POSTMARKED (in the case of print) AND RECEIVED (in the case of PDFs/RTFS) by DECEMBER 31st, 2011.
The shortlist will be announced on February 28th, 2012.
For more information please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.