“Be Creative Yet Real”: The Malahat Review 2015 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize

 

 

Polish up your best creative nonfiction story!

The Malahat Review, one of Canada’s premier literary magazines, runs an annual creative nonfiction contest to honour former editor Constance Rooke (1942−2008). The competition runs until August 1, 2015, and accepts submissions from Canada, the United States, and overseas.

The prize of CDN$1000 goes to one winner, who will also be published and interviewed by The Malahat Review.

The Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize is awarded to “the best work submitted to the magazine’s annual contest for a genre that embraces, but is not limited to, the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, and biography, all enhanced by such elements as description, dramatic scenes, dialogue, and characterization.”

For further contest details, click 2015 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize.

Read about the 2014 winner, Rebecca Foust of Kentfield, California, here.

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