Short Story Contest

Ten Stories High

18th Annual Short Story Competition

We are holding our 18th Ten Stories High Short Story Competition, open to all Ontario Writers.

Stories can be of any genre but must be previously unpublished and remain unpublished until contest results are announced. Entries in fiction & creative non-fiction are welcome, a minimum of 1,000 to a maximum of 3,000 words. For first Canadian rights, the top ten finalists will have their stories published in our anthology in March of 2018.

Entries must be typed and double-spaced with the title appearing on each numbered page. Please include a separate sheet with your name, address, phone number, email address, precise word count and title. Also, please indicate where you heard about our contest. The entrant’s name must not appear on the manuscript itself.

The entry fee is $15 per story, non-refundable. Multiple entries are welcome but are limited to 3. Cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Authors Association – Niagara and mailed with your submission to: Canadian Authors Association – Niagara Branch, “Ten Stories High.” PO Box 1512, 4 Queen Street, St. Catharines, ON L2R 3B0.

Submissions will not be returned. However, entrants without internet access may include a self-addressed stamped envelope to receive contest results. The deadline for submissions is September 30, 2017.

Results will be announced on this page in January 2018.

First Prize $300.00 Second Prize $200.00 Third Prize $100.00