WFNB Invites Writers to Enter 2013 Literary Competition


If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to promote your writing, resolve to enter the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick’s 2013 Literary Competition.

The pieces you pen may earn you a bit of fame and fortune with over $2,000 in cash prizes to be awarded to top submissions of poetry and prose. Plus, the competition has been the launch pad for many published works since WFNB first welcomed entries in 1985.

Awards include: the new Douglas Kyle Memorial Prize for Short Fiction, valued at a total of $500; the Alfred G. Bailey Prize, which awards $400 for the first place poetry manuscript ; the Richards Prize, also valued at $400, for the winning submission in one of three categories: collection of short stories, a short novel, or substantial portion of a longer novel; and the Sheree Fitch Prize for Fiction, which is open to young writers, up to age 18, and worth $100. For a complete list of prizes, contest rules and entry fees, visit, telephone (506) 459-7228 or email .

The competition is open to WFNB members and residents of New Brunswick and the deadline for entries is February 28, 2013.

Now in its 27th year, WFNB is the only organization brings together writers in all disciplines and at all levels of development to recognize, encourage and promote their work in New Brunswick.