Postcard Contest

The Postcard Contest is a semi-annual competition for unpublished micro-writing by Nova Scotia residents. The contest alternates between short poetry (with submissions accepted in March of each year) and short prose (with submissions accepted in September of each year). Judged by WFNS board members and staff, submissions may be on any theme and in any genre so long as they fit the form (poetry or prose) currently being accepted. The winning writers receive cash prizes and have their poems and stories published on the WFNS website and in Subtext, the WFNS newsletter.

Postcard Story Contest

WFNS invites fiction and nonfiction prose entries (of 250 words of fewer, including title) for our second annual Postcard Story Contest. Entries may be on any theme but must be original, unpublished work in English by permanent residents of Nova Scotia.

First prize: $250 and digital publication
Runners-up prizes: $50 each and digital publication
Contest closed on October 15, 2021

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