Canadian literary magazine, The Malahat Review invites entries from Canadian, American, and overseas authors for its Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize. One award of $1,000 CAD is given.
The Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize is awarded to the best work submitted to the magazine’s annual contest for a genre that embraces, but is not limited to, the personal essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, social commentary, travel writing, historical accounts, and biography, all enhanced by such elements as description, dramatic scenes, dialogue, and characterization.
The award is named after Constance “Connie” Merriam Raymond Rooke (1942-2008), former Fiction Editor for The Malahat Review.
The deadline for the 2012 Creative Nonfiction Prize is August 1, 2012 (postmark date).
Previous Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize Winners:
- Joel Yanofsky (Won Silver for Personal Journalism at the 32nd Annual National Magazine Awards)
- Vaia Barkas