Word Feast is happy to announce our first contest: the annual Word Feast Postcard Story Contest! Rabindranath Maharaj will judge, and the shortlist will be invited to read with him at the Word Feast version of Odd Sundays on September 23 at 2pm. The winner will receive a $200 prize + some autographed books.

The theme of the contest is Cultural or Personal memory.

The contest opens on May 30, 2018. The deadline is 5pm (Atlantic) on August 1, 2018.


  • Submissions will only be accepted between May 30 and August 1.
  • A submission is one story of a maximum 500 words.
  • Entry fee: $10 — payment must be received by the deadline or the submission will not be considered. Payment can be made by e-transfer to info[at]wordfeast.ca or by cash/cheque (made out to Word Feast Literary Society) and sent to our mailing address or in person to one of our board members.
  • Submissions must be stripped of identifying information and emailed as an attachment to info[at]wordfeast.ca. Please include your name and address in the body of the email.
  • Only New Brunswick residents are eligible. (We want you to be able to easily attend!)
  • Writers can submit more than one entry, but each entry must be accompanied by the entry fee.

More details coming soon!