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Event Type
Calls Of Interest

Start: January 15, 2021
Location
Regina, SK
Contact
Cat Abenstein - Program Coordinator
306-791-7746
swgevents@skwriter.com
Start: January 15, 2021

Windscript Vol. 37: Call for Submissions

Submissions are now accepted for Windscript Volume 37, the Saskatchewan Writers’ Guild’s magazine of high school writing. This magazine publishes poetry and short prose (fiction and creative non-fiction).

 

Writers selected for publication will receive payment at the standard SWG rates, as well as 2 complimentary copies of Windscript. 

 

Criteria:

Those submitting must be:

  • Saskatchewan residents who may or may not be members of the SWG
  • Saskatchewan-based high school students. Students can submit creative writing in any and all forms including poetry and prose (fiction and creative non-fiction).

 

Guidelines:

Always keep a copy of your submitted work. Submissions will not be returned.

 

Please email the following to submissions@skwriter.com with Windscript Submission in the subject line:

 

  1. A cover letter that includes:
    • Your name, phone number, mailing address, and email
    • The genre of writing you are submitting (fiction, poetry, non-fiction)
    • The title(s) of your poems or stories
    • The name, address, and phone number of your school and your teacher’s name and email address
    • If under 18, the name, email, phone number of your parent/guardian
    • A 50-word biography written in the third person that will appear in the magazine should your submission(s) be published.
       
  2. Your submission(s), which meet these guidelines:
    • All work must be original from start to finish. Writers submitting plagiarized work will be banned from Windscript.
    • Writers must submit their own work directly – submissions cannot be made by a third party (such as a parent or teacher).
    • You must proofread your manuscript before submission
    • You may submit up to six poems and two prose pieces (which do not exceed 1500 words each)
       
  3. Each submission properly formatted:
    • Do not put more than one poem or prose piece on a page.
    • Type each piece in 12 pt. plain text font (such as Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier), and double spaced.
    • Number each page.
    • Put the title on each submission and each page of the manuscript.
    • Your file names must be as follows: magazine_title_genre (example: Windscript_PoemOne_Poetry)
    • Submit documents in .doc or .docx formats. Please do not submit PDFs or links to your work.

 

Please note: if your piece(s) are selected, they will go through an editing process with the Windscript editor(s) before the final publication.

 

If email is unavailable, mail to:

Windscript
PO Box 3986
Regina, SK, S4P 3R9

 

The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 15, 2021, at midnight.