Monday, November 24, 2014

Short Story Contest 2015: Tell us a story...

EWF Short Story Contest 2015
Tell us a story…

Who/Word count
Prizes (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
Entry Fee
Age 20+
2000 words maximum
$200, $150, $100
$15/each entry
Age 15-19
2000 words maximum
$200, $150, $100
Age 14-under
1000 words maximum
$150, $100, $50

*Open to young writers in Wellington, Waterloo, Dufferin, Grey-Bruce, Halton
 and Hamilton-Wentworth counties/regions

Here’s what you need to know about your entry:

·       Sorry, no emailed entries
·       Include your Title Page: category, story title, writer’s name, address, email
·       Include your Story with title (writer’s name should not appear on any page of story)
·       Adult Category: include entry fee of $15 (Cheque to Elora Arts Council)
·       Teen and Youth Categories: Please indicate age on title page
·       Deadline: Postmarked by Friday, April 3, 2015
·       Shortlisted authors will be contacted for electronic copy

Send double-spaced, printed entries (with $15 entry fee for Adult category) to:
EWF Short Story Contest, c/o Elora Arts Council, Box 3084, Elora ON N0B 1S0

Winners will be announced 12 p.m. ET, Sunday, May 17, 2015 on the Elora Writers’ Festival blogsite

Questions? Contact:  Jean Mills, Contest Chair, at


  1. Replies
    1. In the Adult category, we do welcome entries from international writers!

  2. Is there any chance the deadline may be extened?

  3. Is there a chance the deadline can be extended?