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Fiction contest opens

Cash prizes will be awarded to the best stories in the eighth annual Nanaimo Short Fiction Contest from Nanaimo Arts Council.

Local writers of all ages, living on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, are invited to submit original stories of up to 2,000 words in junior, youth and adult categories.

Deadline to enter is March 1. Entry fee is $20 per submission in the adult category and $15 in the junior and youth categories.

Entry forms for the Nanaimo Short Fiction Contest are available at the Nanaimo Arts Council Gallery in Nanaimo North Town Centre or www.nanaimoartscouncil.ca.

Please call 250-729-3947 or e-mail admin@nanaimoartscouncil.ca.

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