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The Humber Literary Review – Fiction Contest


The Humber Literary Review is pleased to announce our fiction contest for emerging Canadian writers (specifically, those who have not yet published a book). All winning entries will be published in print in our Spring 2016 issue!

In addition to winning one-year subscriptions to the HLR, we offer the following prizes:

First Place: Humber School for Writers Workshop (value: $850) + $250
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $100

An additional three stories earning honourable mention will also be published on our website.

Judge // Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer is the author of the novels All The Broken Things, Perfecting and The Nettle Spinner, as well as the short story collection Way Up. Kathryn’s short fiction has been published in Granta Magazine, The Walrus and Storyville. She is the recipient of The Sidney Prize.

Entry Fee // $25
There is an entry fee of $25 per submission of a single story not longer than 3000 words
(all contest entrants also receive a one-year subscription to the HLR)

Click here to go to the full contest description.