Contests and Awards
The Antigonish Review presents
The Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest & Sheldon Currie Fiction Contest

Arc Poetry Magazine Contests

Canada Writes, CBC Literary Prizes for Short Story,
Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

Capilano Review

Carleton University Writing Contest
Fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry - any style
Open to all Carleton University staff, faculty, students, alumni and retirees

CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Metis and Inuit Literature
A new annual Canadian literary award that acknowledges three English-language
literary works for young adults, written or translated by First Nations, Metis or Inuit authors

Deerbird Novella Prize

Echolocation Chapbook Poetry and Short Fiction Contest

Fiddlehead annual contests in short fiction and poetry

Geist Literal Contests

Grain Magazine's Short Grain Writing Contest
Poetry and short fiction

Kite Journal Short Story Contest

Malahat Review Contests 

Matrix Litpop Awards
Annual award for poetry and fiction

New Quarterly Contests

Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowships

Prairie Fire Writing Contests
Poetry, short fiction, creative nonfiction

PRISM international contests

Prism Review Poetry and Fiction Contests

Prole Laureate Competiton 2013
All forms of poetry are welcome

Rannu Fund for Writers of Speculative Literature
Annual fiction and poetry contest

Room Magazine
Annual writing contest for fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction by women writers

Ruminate Nonfiction Prize

Sorrento Wave Short Story Contest

Storytelling Toronto Annual storytelling awards:
The Alice Kane Award and the Anne Smythe Travel Award

subTERRAIN Annual Lush Triumphant Literary Awards

This Magazine's Great Canadian Literary Hunt

Twin Antlers Prize for Collaborative Poetry
Offered annually to a full-length collaborative project of two or more authors

Vallum Award for Poetry

Winston Collins/Descant Prize for Best Canadian Poem

Wisconsin People and Ideas Fiction & Poetry Contest

The Writers Union of Canada Awards:

            Danuta Gleed Literary Award || Annual Deadline: Feb 1

            Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers || Annual Deadline: Mar 3