Write 500 tobacco-related words— fiction, non-fiction, poetry— and submit by the first of september to win up to $500 in cashola. More info at the Geist site.
Canadian lit mag Carousel is accepting submissions of 3-7 poems and stories under 3000 words. Deadline is September 8! Poke around their site.
Toronto’s South Asian Visual Art Centre partners with Mentoring Artists For Women’s Art in Winnipeg to create a residency opportunity for SAVAC member artists. It’s a 2-4 week self-directed residency sometime in 2015 in Downtown Winnipeg. Women identified artists at all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply. More information at the SAVAC website.
Toronto-based writing collective Going Nowhere is seeking short stories for their inaugural publication. The topic is 20 Somethings Going Nowhere. Submissions and queries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.