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the-inaugural-jacob-zilber-prize-for-short-fiction_thb_image The Inaugural Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction - PRISM international

January 15, 2017

$1,500 grand prize, $600 runner-up, $400 2nd runner-up

Entry fee:
$35 Canadian entries; $40 US entries; $45 International entries (includes a one-year subscription or extension)

Additional entry: $5 per piece

Max. word count: 6,000

Judged by Jess Taylor

Jess Taylor is a Toronto writer and poet. She founded The Emerging Writers Reading Series in 2012 and is the fiction editor of Little Brother Magazine. She’s released two chapbooks of poetry, And Then Everyone: Poems of the West End (Picture Window Press, 2014) and Never Stop (Anstruther Press, 2014). This October, her first collection of short stories, Pauls, was published by BookThug. The title story from the collection, “Paul,” received the 2013 Gold Fiction National Magazine Award. Jess is currently at work on a second collection, Just Pervs; a novel, Where Everything Glows; and continuation of her life poem, Never Stop.

A Note on Jacob Zilber

Jacob Zilber was a renowned writer, respected teacher and mentor. In 1965, Jacob helped Earle Birney form the Department of Creative Writing, one of the very first such departments in North America and the very first of its kind in Canada. He also co-founded PRISM international and was a longtime editor of the magazine. Jacob passed away on August 21st, 2012. Read more about Jacob Zilber here.

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