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Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest


  [Geist Magazine]

Suite 210, 111 West Hastings Street

Vancouver BC V6B 1H4




Canada's favorite micro-writing competition. Submit a story and a postcard-the relationship can be as strong or as tangential as you like, so long as there is a clear connection between the story and the image. If you're not sure where to look for a postcard, you can make your own or visit Wikimedia Commons. The story can be fiction or non-fiction; maximum length is 500 words.


  • Submission Instructions/Form

  • Cost to Enter: $20

  • Submission Deadline: Feb 15, 2019

  • First Prize: $500

  • Second Prize: $250

  • Third Prize: $150

  • Other: All winning entries will be published in Geist and on geist.com

Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest is listed in the following categories:

  • Flash Fiction

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