Wax Poetry and Art Magazine
Flash Fiction Contest #2
Deadline: January 26, 2014
Cost to enter: Free
Judging: Blind
Open to: Residents of Canada.
Number of Winners: 1
Prizes: 1st place: $10.

This contest is open to all residents of Canada.

Read the rules before making your submission. They may have changed since the last

Residents of Canada are invited to submit up to three works of fiction of 250 words or less
for consideration for publication in
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine. Writers of all styles and
level of experience are invited to participate in this free contest.

The work(s) of fiction submitted must be wholly original to the person submitting the work.
The work must not be under consideration for another contest or another publication and
may not be entered into another contest or submitted to another publication until the
contest winners are announced in early 2014.

Wax Poetry and Art Magazine is intended for a general audience and is distributed in
public spaces. Please consider this when making your selections. Try to avoid explicit
language, explicit sexuality, and references to drugs in your submissions.

The work submitted must be previously unpublished in print format or in any publicly
accessible online format such as a blog or online magazine. Work viewable on private
forums (such as a private Facebook post) is not considered as published.

Maximum length is 250 words, not including the title.

Submissions should be single spaced.

Use only one font type in your submission.

Ensure your submission is properly edited for spelling and grammar and is free of
typographical errors.

Submission must have a title.

Writers may send a maximum of 3 pieces of work in their submission. Material submitted
to previous
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine contests cannot be re-entered into this contest.

Include a biographical note of 100 words or fewer, including your blog or website if you
want it published. If you are selected as a contest winner, this biography will be published
on the website.

Include your complete mailing address so you can receive your prize.

Ensure your submission is complete prior to submitting. Your submission must contain:
-work(s) of fiction
-short biography
-mailing address

Contest entries must be sent by email to info@waxpoetryart.com by midnight of January 26,

Please include all text in one document, or paste all to the body of the email.

Contest entry should be attached as a Microsoft Word, Rich Text or Plain Text document.
You may paste the content into the body of the email, as long as the formatting remains

Everyone who submits is added to the email list for updates on new issues and contests.
You can remove yourself at any time.

1 prize of $10 will be awarded to 1 writer for 1 work of fiction.

The winning piece will be selected based quality of writing and effectiveness of the work, as
determined by the editor.

Blind Judging
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine fiction editor Alyson Fortowsky will receive the submissions
without the contact information attached, and will base her decision purely on the merit of
the work, without bias to the experience level of the writer.

By entering the contest, you agree to all terms of the contest. If selected as winner, you
Wax Poetry and Art Magazine exclusive rights to first print and online publication of
your work, as well as the right to reprint the work at a later date in an anthology, without
additional compensation required.

Publication intended for early 2014. Prizes will be paid out at time of publication.

Wax Poetry and Art Magazine reserves the right to make whatever edits are deemed
necessary at any time, with utmost respect to the artist, to ensure that publication occurs.

Persons who submit assume all liability if situations arise due to any misrepresentations
on the part of the person who submits, especially in regards to copyright violations.

Questions, comments, or concerns? Please contact

Fiction Editor
Alyson Fortowsky
has short stories published or upcoming in several Canadian
magazines, and was previously the host of the Passion Pitch Storytellers series of fiction
reading events in Calgary, Alberta. At one time, she also taught her favourite novels to
undergrads at Calgary's Mount Royal University. Currently, she is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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