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PNF – PRAIRIE FIRE: Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Contests

November 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Although our deadline is November 30 (postmarked), you may submit anytime. By entering the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award Contest have a chance to win:

  • $1,250 in cash
  • A one-week residency in the Leighton Artists’s Studios, which includes a private studio in the woods, a bedroom and a meal plan
  • A jeweler-cast replica of poet Bliss Carman’s ring
  • An invitation to THIN AIR (produced by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival)
  • Dinner with the staff of Prairie Fire
  • Publication in Prairie Fire magazine
  • With your contest submission you’ll receive a one-year subscription to Prairie Fire, so if would like to start reading Prairie Fire as soon as possible, you can send in your entry today!

Entries by email are accepted. Please email submission to and pay via PayPal or by phoning in a credit card immediately before or after submitting your entry. Info on payment below. 

Entry Fee: $32

Entries by email are accepted.



November 30, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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