The Gloria Vanderbilt $5,000 Short Fiction Award

December 1, 2011. It was brought to our attention that an old link was confusing people who wanted to enter the competition.

Announcing Year Two of a great Canadian Literary Prize
administered by Exile Quarterly and Exile Editions
presented in memory of Carter V. Cooper
• Open to all Canadian Writers of any age
• Two winners will be chosen from the finalists
as selected by Ms Gloria Vanderbilt
• $3,000 first prize, for an Emerging Writer
• $2,000 second prize, for a writer at Any Stage of his/her career
• To be presented annually in June 2011, in Toronto
with the finalists appearing in an anthology published by Exile Editions
with selected stories to appear in Exile: The Literary Quarterly
Submission Guidelines:
Story length must not exceed 30 pages, double spaced.
There is no restriction on the number of submissions,
subject matter, or style. Each story submitted must be
accompanied by the $30.00 submission fee.
• Use the downloadable Submission Form (available below).
• Story length not to exceed 30 pages.
• There is no restriction on the number of submissions,
subject matter, or style.
• No electronic submissions. Submissions will not be
returned, and will be recycled.
• Do NOT have your name appear anywhere on the story.
Stories must not have been previously published,
and must not have been submitted elsewhere for publication,
as the finalists will be published in an Exile Editions
anthology, and/or considered for publication in
ELQ (Exile: The Literary Quarterly).
We want the competition to be as open and accessible
as possible: who is an emerging writer will be left
to the discretion of the Exile Editors and Judges,
based upon the writer’s publishing history.
Submission dates: open for submissions September 23, 2011
closing date (postmarked) Monday, February 6, 2012
Each applicant will receive a one year / 4 issue subscription to Exile Quarterly

Submission address:
$5,000 Vanderbilt ~ Exile Short Fiction Competition
c/o Exile Quarterly and Exile Editions
170 Wellington Street West
PO Box 308
Mount Forest, ON, N0G 2L0
Make cheque payable to Excelsior Publishing
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