WordsThaw 2018 will be held in Victoria, BC March 16 to 18, 2018. This year’s symposium will celebrate writing in Victoria, the theme of the 200th issue of The Malahat Review.
WordsThaw Prize for Victoria Writers
To celebrate the WordsThaw Writers Festival in 2017, The Malahat Review is pleased to announce the first-annual WordsThaw Prize. An exciting showcase of emerging talent in Greater Victoria, this contest will award a cash prize of $500 each in two categories: Poetry and Micro Text (either short fiction or creative nonfiction). The entry fee includes a full WordsThaw pass and a one-year subscription to The Malahat Review, starting with “Indigenous Perspectives,” the Malahat’s Winter 2016 issue. The winners will be published on the Malahat’s WordsThaw website. See full contest details here.