Montreal POPS!

There’s another contest with a looming deadline that you might want to check out. Matrix Magazine and the POP Montreal International Music Festival “have joined forces to melt your face and scare your parents”. They want “writing that makes ears ring and throats hoarse”. Grand prize is a night on the town (Montreal) in your…

QWF non-fiction mentorship program

Here’s a copy/paste from the latest QWF newsletter… StoryNet Mentorship Program for Non-Fiction Writers Deadline EXTENDED to April 16, 2012 qwf.org/qwf-qahn.html The QWF is accepting applications from English-language writers across Quebec who would like to participate in a new mentorship program designed to encourage new and emerging voices in Canadian literary non-fiction. You must be…

Call for Entries: SOGC Journalism Awards

The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), in collaboration with the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health (CFWH), is calling for submissions for the 2012 SOGC/CFWH Journalism Awards for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting. This award, consisting of a $1,000 cash prize per print and broadcast category, recognizes journalists, reporters, and producers who have…

CIHR Journalism Awards 2011-2012

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research is accepting entries for its 2011-2012 investigative journalism awards. The application deadline is October 5, 2011. The CIHR Journalism Awards will support media stories that inform Canadians of evidence-based health-related research issues carried out by health researchers. The award is not meant to support health-related research carried out by…

Freelance Writers Award for Social Justice

The deadline for submissions for the Dave Greber Freelance Writers Award for Social Justice Writing is Friday, June 17,2011 at end of day. The book and magazine awards recognize excellence of writing and research as well as provide support to a writer who has a publication contract and  is completing the writing necessary to meet…