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Thomas Morton Inaugural Prize for Literary Excellence‏

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Attention writers! The Puritan wants to remind you of Canada's newest literary contest! The Inaugural Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence recognizes the best in fiction and poetry for 2012. Winners selected from each field will receive a generous cash prize. Fiction winner: $650/Poetry winner: $350. Each will also receive a prize package of approximately $500 worth of books from Canadian publishers Chaudiere Books, Coach House Books, Cormorant Books, ECW Press, Freehand Books, Goose Lane Editions, Insomniac Press, Mansfield Press, Pedlar Press, and Tightrope Books! In addition, the winning entries will be published in The Puritan's upcoming Best-of-Print Anthology.

Cost per submission: $10
Fiction up to 12,000 words / Poetry up to three pages

Multiple submissions accepted. Deadline is September 30, 2012.

See website for complete details.

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