Ottawa - The City of Ottawa’s 14th annual 55 + Short Story Contest invites submissions of original, unpublished short stories or memoirs of 2000 words or less by Ottawa residents 55 years or older.
Eight entrants will be named to the 2011 Winners Circle, sharing recognition and prize money of $400. They will be recognized at An Afternoon of Readings on Wednesday April 27, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the
Heron Seniors’ Centre, 1480 Heron Road.
One of the winning stories will be selected for publication in the spring issue of Forever Young newspaper. Though contestants may submit multiple entries, they will only be eligible to win one prize.
An entry fee of $6.25 per story is applicable. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 15, 2011.
This contest is co-sponsored by the Colonel By Retirement Residence and the Forever Young newspaper.
For full contest details, pick up a brochure at any City of Ottawa Client Service Centre or call the Heron Seniors' Centre at 613-247-4808. ext.2.