Most events are installed on their deadline date, unless there is a long submission window or unless it's a rolling submission.

P=Poetry, N=Nonfiction, F=Fiction



DISQUIET International

Accepting submissions in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.


F – Amazon Youth Short Story Competition

The Walrus Magazine

Now in its fourth year, the Youth Short Story category celebrates authors between the ages of thirteen and seventeen who have written a short story under 3,000 words.

P – Arc’s Poem of the Year Contest

Arc Poetry

In 2022, Arc will be awarding one $5,000 grand prize to the Poem of the Year and a $500 prize for an Honourable Mention.


PFN – Call for Submissions to The Medley. Theme: “Layers”

The Medley

Layers are veils of identities. All the skins we adorn and all the thoughts we carry are all nothing but layers that blanket our existence and layers that showcase our potential. They conceal us; they become us. Layer by layer, we all are a thousand someone or a hundred something, shouting, starving, and searching for an identity.

P – Red Wolf Journal: A Change of World

Red Wolf Journal

The editors of the anthology decided that one cannot have too much of a good thing. They continue to feature new and original work in a themed poetic journal.

N – CBC Nonfiction Prize

Through Submittable

The Nonfiction Prize includes memoir, biography, humour writing, essay (including personal essay), travel writing, and feature articles.