September 15 - October 15

Announcing the TCR Biofiction Contest!

September 15 - October 15

The Capilano Review invites entries between Sep 15 – Oct 15 for its inaugral Biofiction Contest, judged by Meredith Quartermain and Peter Quartermain.

The winning entry receives an award of $1000, plus publication in an upcoming issue of TCR.

Contest Details

We invite work that mines personal experience to create lively, vivid stories — these may unfold as poems, prose, or some combination thereof. As always, we’re particularly keen to see venturesome work that departs from standard narratives. We’re seeking short bio-texts — 500 words max.

Judge: We are thrilled to announce that the TCR 2018 Biofiction Contest will be judged by Meredith Quartermain and Peter Quartermain.

Submission Window: September 15th to October 15th 2018.

Fee*: $25 for Canadian entries, $35 for US/international entries. Free entry for Indigenous writers please submit your work via For all writers, if the entry fee is prohibitive, please write to us at

Length: 500 words

*Each entry includes a one-year subscription to The Capilano Review. If you already have a subscription, we will extend your subscription or sign up a friend!


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